“The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.” Francis Bacon, artist



Tracey Capes has extensive experience working with clients creating an overall vision to suit the client’s needs. Her company maintains the highest standard of professional and objective recommendations in obtaining art work. Using her vast knowledge and experience each work of art recommended is based on comprehensive research, quality, value, and suitability to a client’s needs.

Building or adding to an existing art collection requires careful planning. Tracey Capes works with clients to develop a plan based on their aesthetic objectives and budget considerations.

Tracey Capes offers a variety of services including research to source appropriate works of art, organizing gallery visits, on-site presentations, client representation for purchases and sales, archival framing, professional delivery, and installation services.


Tracey Capes has completed courses earning her Accredited Status and is qualified to prepare personal property appraisals. Her appraisal reports comply with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) of the Appraisal Foundation, and Appraisal Report Writing Standard, and Code of Ethics, of the International Society of Appraisers.

Appraisals can be prepared for a variety of reasons: insurance purposes including damage and loss, divorce and property division, estate planning, downsizing, purchasing or resale advice, and charitable donations including cultural property donations. Certified Cultural Property appraisals can be prepared which meet the requirements of the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board.

Collections Management:

Cataloguing and inventory of collections are customized to meet individual client needs. Ms. Capes recommends using the standards for identifying artwork produced by the Getty Institute as a guideline.

Keeping an up to date record of your collection is a valuable tool in assessing your assets, and helps prevent against loss, damage, and theft.

Ms. Capes provides recommendations for the display of and/or rehanging of art works which may be susceptible to damage from the elements. Should an art work require restoration Tracey can recommend and arrange for the conservation/restoration for your art work with a respected and qualified professional. She provides archival framing and professional installation to safely care for your collection.

Commissioned Works:

Implementation of a public competition or working directly with selected artists to create a work for an independent project or a site specific location Tracey Capes can arrange both large and small scale custom commissions.

Projects are not limited to site-specific installations. Producing limited editions and securing copyright for special projects including hotels and corporate gift programs are other services Tracey has provided.


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