Shawne MacIntyre – Principal

Shawne is an Accredited Appraiser with the International Society of Appraisers. A fine art specialist, she values Canadian, American, European and International fine and decorative art for private, public and corporate collectors across Canada.

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Shawne MacIntyre
Accredited Appraiser

Drawing upon more than 20 years of experience in the art and heritage industry, Shawne employs a wide breadth of art historical and market knowledge to ensure accurate values for the insurance, sale, donation, distribution and documentation of fine art assets.

Additionally, Shawne teaches courses on the global art market at Simon Fraser University and Japanese art at the University of British Columbia; she presents seminars on collecting, appraisals and the art market for Chubb Insurance of Canada and independent insurance brokerages. She is a member of the City of Richmond’s Public Art Advisory Committee and the Collections Committee of the Museum of Vancouver.  A freelance writer, Shawne has published many articles in Montecristo magazine and Accent magazine. She also appeared as a Fine Art expert on Season Three of the Canadian Antiques Roadshow.

Shawne has held past positions with the Royal Ontario Museum, Sotheby’s (Toronto) and the Vancouver Art Gallery. She holds a Master of Museum Studies degree from the University of Toronto.

Meichen Waxer – Collections Management Assistant

Meichen brings over ten years of arts administration experience in the Canadian art community to MacIntyre Appraisals.  Meichen is co-founder and co-curator at Arts Assembly and sits of the Board of Directors at Or Gallery.  She holds a Master of Applied Arts degree from Emily Carr University of Art & Design.


Vancouver Art Gallery
City of Victoria
Central 1 Credit Union
Chubb Insurance
Kelowna Art Gallery
Burnaby Art Gallery
Bill Reid Gallery
Nikkei Museum
Delta Museum & Archives
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Borden, Ladner and Gervais
UBC Archives
Numerous Private Collectors