Nicole first came to Gurr Johns in 2012 as a Research Associate, assisting with the valuation of Fair Market and Retail Replacement appraisals. Nicole re-joined the Gurr Johns team in March 2017 as a Junior Appraiser after working as a cataloguer in the 20th Century & Contemporary department at Phillips, New York and as a Research Assistant for the Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonne at The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, New York. In 2019 she was promoted to full Appraiser. Nicole comes with 10 years of experience working in the arts, with a particular fondness for historic homes and unique and off-beat collections. As an Appraiser, she evaluates general contents with a focus in fine arts. Nicole earned her Bachelor’s Degree in History from the University of Scranton and her Master’s Degree in Modern and Contemporary Art from Christie’s Education. Nicole Smith’s appraisals are compliant with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).