Based in Los Angeles, Lauren leads business development on the West Coast. She facilitates the appraisal of fine art, decorative art, jewelry, watches and other tangible personal property for the purpose of estate planning, estate tax, divorce, estate litigation, charitable giving, insurance and using art as collateral. Lauren also works with fiduciaries and private clients to strategically offer single works or an entire collection in the market.
Prior to joining Gurr Johns, Lauren had over 15 years’ experience in the international auction business working in London, Toronto, New York and Los Angeles. After completing her MA in Art Business at Sotheby’s Institute in London, Lauren went on to work with Christie’s, Bonhams and most recently at Sotheby’s as Head of Valuations in New York.