Anderson Art & Appraisals (formerly Anderson Shea Art Appraisals) is a Santa Barbara-based art appraisal firm specializing in American paintings, drawings, and sculpture with unique expertise in California art.

Alissa Anderson Campbell has been an appraiser in Santa Barbara, California for over 15 years and is dedicated to assisting collectors protect and manage fine art collections throughout Southern California including Santa Barbara, Ventura, San Luis Obispo, Santa Ynez and beyond.

Anderson Campbell is USPAP-certified and has assisted private collectors as well as numerous museums and other institutions with art appraisals of artworks, including the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, La Purisima California Mission, and Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. 

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Alissa Anderson Campbell served as the guest curator of the Laguna Art Museum 2022 exhibition on "Francis DeErdely: Striking Figures." The Museum's show was based on Campbell's primary research and writing from her MA thesis and this is the first major retrospective on the modernist California artist. Campbell is the leading expert on DeErdely's art and wrote her M.A. thesis on the art of Francis De Erdely, which is now published as the exhibition catalog for "Striking Figures" at Laguna Art Museum.

One of the most important California modern artists during the mid-century, DeErdely had never had a biography written until Campbell's book, "Striking Figures: Francis DeErdely" published by the Laguna Art Museum (sold out).

Anderson Campbell also authored the book, "Nell Brooker Mayhew: Paintings on Paper" as well as "Women Artists of the Central [California] Coast: 1875-1950." Anderson Campbell has written number of exhibition catalogs, art reviews, and criticism in the field of American art. 

Anderson Campbell served as curator of the Wildling Art Museum’s "Milford Zornes: An American Artist" as well the Museum’s exhibition "Members Collect III " which included the work of California artists. She also served on the Wildling Art Museum's Collection and Exhibition Committee for many years.

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— Judge Thomas J. Hutchins, Appraisal Client

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