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Having lived in Taos, NM since 1976 and raising her family there, Ms. Kendall has been a member of ISA (International Society of Appraisers) since 2008. This status demonstrates professional experience and education through rigorous examination of the theory and practice of professional appraising as well as on ethical standards of practice and legal considerations. From 1989 to 2009 Ms. Kendall owned and directed the Fenix Gallery, a fine art gallery specializing in contemporary works by both regional and international artists. She curated more than forty solo exhibitions and mounted numerous group exhibitions. She has connoisseurship with nineteenth and twentieth century art (both American and European) and marketing expertise both in the regional and international arenas. Her knowledge of Southwest art and movements therein, both early and contemporary is extensive. Ms. Kendall has experience in art consulting, education and community development. She has completed appraisal projects of collections for the Harwood Museum of Art. Taos, N.M. as well as appraisals for insurance and estate settlement.

All appraisals and reports are prepared in conformity with and are subject to the standards and requirements set forth in the Code of Ethics and the Appraisal report Writing Standard of the International Society of Appraisers and with the Appraisal Foundation’s Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal practice (USPAP). Appraisals done for federal estate and state inheritance tax purposes are done in accordance with pertinent state and Internal revenue Service Code regulations.


1964     Emerson College, B.A. Social Sciences and English
1968     San Jose State College, MAT Education
1970     Life Credential CA teaching K-9th grades
1973     Teaching Credential certification WA. State
1980     Lee Strasburg Studios, Professional Theatre Training LA, CA.
1985     Teaching Credential certification NM
1995-2001     University of New Mexico, Art History Graduate Course Work,
Computer Skill Training
2008-present     International Society of Appraisers, Membership


1967     Developmental reading program, Princeton, NJ
1971-3     Co-founder, Manager Medical health Center, Castledale, UT
1980-81     Reading Program Coordinator, Alternative High school, Santa Fe, NM
1988-1992     Harwood Library, Taos, N.M. Advisory Board member
1993,1997     Guest Curator Taos Fall Arts festival
1989-2009     Curated over 40 solo exhibitions, numerous group exhibitions,
Fenix Gallery, Taos, NM
2008-present     Fine Art Appraiser


Owner, Founder, Director Fenix Gallery, Taos N.M. A premier Contemporary Fine Art gallery representing Modernists, emerging and established Taos artists collected nationally and internationally.

Publications/Articles featuring, Judith Kendall, Fenix Gallery and its respective artists published in the New York Times, ART News, Sunset Magazine, The Taos News, Taos magazine, Horsefly, New Mexico Magazine, The Santa Fe New Mexican, The Albuquerque Journal among others.