Sarah McMillan Fine Art
Writer, Editor and Appraiser for the Fine Art Industry


Passion. Experience. Diligence.



Sarah McMillan

Sarah McMillan has a varied background in fine arts. While her educational training focused on Old Master prints, she has a specialized knowledge of Contemporary, Modern and 19th Century prints. She has also handled other media, including paintings, photographs, and sculpture.

She started her career at Doyle New York in their appraisals department where she cataloged and edited estate tax appraisals. She transitioned her career in the e-commerce realm at sites such as Everything But the House, and previously as the curator at She vetted hundreds of works of art a day, including work by artists such as Dali, Manet, Remington and Currier & Ives, among many others. She has also served as a consultant appraiser working for appraisal reports on Contemporary art. 

As an associate member of the Appraisers Association of America, she also provides USPAP compliant appraisals for clients in need of a valuation of their art collection. 

Most recently, her work as an editor in the art industry has recently led her to expand her horizons is completing a diploma in Copyediting, Proofreading and Fact-Checking from New York University, and she is available for editing and proofreading work relating to businesses, authors and academics.


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MA, History of Art, 2011

B.A., Art History & Italian, 2009

Certificate, Appraisal Studies, 2015

Diploma, Copyediting, Proofreading and Fact-Checking, expected 2019

Selected Coursework

  • Conserving Value: Paintings, Photography & Works on Paper, 9/2015

Activities & Affiliations

  • Appraisers Association of America, associate member
  • USPAP Compliant through May 2020
  • Association of Print Scholars, member
  • College Art Association, member
  • Editorial Freelancers Association, member