Beverly Knight is a registered Commonwealth of Australia Valuer, and is approved to value paintings, ceramics, sculpture, textiles and artefacts by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contemporary artists, including Hermannsburg watercolours for the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts program. Knight provides formal insurance valuations, asset appraisals, and valuations for benefaction under the Cultural Gifts Program and Cultural Bequests Program for the Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme. Her valuations are considered expert advice.

Rates for valuations are based on the time and effort to research current market conditions and achievable sale prices. Quotes for valuations vary according to artwork provenance, sales history and images or sighting actual works to be considered. The types of documentation required to perform a valuation include:

  • copies of invoice
  • community issued documentation
  • gallery issued documentation
  • record of date purchased
  • catalogue reference numbers
  • photographs

Off the cuff valuations are not provided.

Authentication of artworks is a different process to a valuation and Beverly Knight reserves the right not to value or authenticate artworks with insecure provenance.

For further information or to request a quote for a valuation please contact:

Beverly Knight, Director, Alcaston Gallery

other services

Beverly Knight is available for consultation in the following areas:

  • Curatorial and collections advice
  • Art Valuations
  • Curatorial projects and major art commissions
  • Art Authentication
  • Artist representation

Please contact Beverly Knight at