Eric Hanks – Curriculum Vitae

Education

1979 – BA History, Towson State University, Towson, MD

1992 – MBA, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

1993 to 1996 – Personal Property Valuation 201 to 204; Fine and Decorative Arts, American Society of Appraisers, Herndon, VA

2000 – Problems in Maintaining an Appraisal Practice: New Legal Liability Issues, New York University and the Appraisers Association of America 

2002 – IRS Legal Guidelines: Appraisal Writing Seminar, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2002 – The Basics of Appraising, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2003 – Working Relationships: Appraisers and Other Professionals, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2004 – National Conference, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2005 – Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice

2005 – All About Appraising Prints, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2005 – Beyond the Essentials, National Conference, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2006 – The Unique Role of the Independent Appraiser, National Conference, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2007 – Certification, Paintings & Drawings, American: African American Art, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2007 – Valuation and Condition, National Conference, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2008 – Changing Times, Changing Markets, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2009 – New Vistas in the Marketplace, National Conference, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2010 – Assessing Expertise Today, National Conference, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2010 – Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, compliant through January, 2013

2011 – Tomorrow’s Challenge: Valuing Art and Design in the 21st Century, National Conference, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2012 – Risky Business: Determining Value in a Complex Market, National Conference, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2013 – Connoisseurship in Context, National Conference, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2013 − Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, compliant through January, 2015

2014 – Discourse in the Market: All Things Considered, National Conference, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2015 – Global Trends and Market Forces, National Conference, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2016 – Of Value: Influences, Complexities and Contradictions, National Conference, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

2016 − Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, compliant through December, 2018

2017 – Of Value, National Conference, Appraisers Association of America, New York City

Associations

2000 to the present, Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America

2007 to 2010, Board Member, Appraisers Association of America

1995 to 2002, Board Member, Santa Monica Convention and Visitor’s Bureau 

1989 to the present, Member of the Art Dealers Association of California

2008 to the present, Board Member, artworxLA

2013 to the present, Commissioner, Los Angeles County Arts Commission

Published Articles and Essays

Artis Lane, St. James Guide to Black Artists, edited by Thomas Riggs, Detroit: St. James Press, 1997, p. 313.

Collecting Art, Turning Point Magazine, May/June/July 1999, p. 31.

Emilio Cruz, St. James Guide to Black Artists, edited by Thomas Riggs, Detroit: St. James Press, 1997, p. 126.

Journey From the Crossroads: Palmer Hayden’s Right Turn, International Review of African American Art, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 30-42.

Tina Allen, St. James Guide to Black Artists, edited by Thomas Riggs, Detroit: St. James Press, 1997, pp. 7-8.

A Song for his Father: William Pajaud and the Jazz Funeral Tradition, International Review of African American Art, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 2-13.

Longing for Happiness and Freedom: The Artwork of Walter Williams, The Artwork of Walter Williams, Santa Monica, CA: M. Hanks Gallery, 2005, pp. 7-17.

A Child of the Universe…Speak Like a Child: Mildred Thompson and Walter Williams, International Review of African American Art, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 12-31.

Rare Edmonia Lewis Photo Discovered, International Review of African American Art Plus, Feb 25, 2013, Electronic Publication, http://iraaa.museum.hamptonu.edu/page/Rare-Edmonia-Lewis-Photo-Discovered.

Positions

1988 to Present – Owner/Director M. Hanks Gallery, Huntington Beach, CA.

1992 to Present – Fine Art Appraiser.

1992 to Present – Instructor, Art Appreciation Classes, M. Hanks Gallery.

2004 Instructor, African American Art from Slavery to the Present, University of San Diego.