The Fine Art Group is pleased to announce Kate Waterhouse as their new Senior Specialist, Director of Fine Jewelry. She will oversee Jewelry Appraisals and assist clients in growing and curating their jewelry collections in moments of accession and deaccession.

Kate Waterhouse will represent The Fine Art Group from Palm Beach, Florida, where she has lived and worked since 2015. She is active in Palm Beach’s local fine and performing arts communities, serving on the Norton Museum of Art’s Emerging Collectors Council, the Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation Luncheon Committee, as well as being a former chairwoman of the Palm Beach Symphony Young Friends Gala.

Kate is a member of the American Society of Jewelry Historians and has been a featured appraiser in the television program Antiques Roadshow and a jewelry and collectibles expert on NBC’s Today Show.

Kate is a welcome addition to The Fine Art Group’s staff and its mission to guide clients through all collector markets and our five core services:

Advisory, Art Finance, Sales Agency, Investment & Appraisals

Founded over 20 years ago, The Fine Art Group has established an unrivaled track record across the art ecosystem. From first acquisitions and building collections, through to appraisals and art financing, we offer clients an experienced and skillful hand – helping to navigate the opacities of the market.

Kate Waterhouse has continuously worked in the luxury industry for over 18 years, graduating with a BA from Elizabethtown College; she attended the Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London where she worked toward her Master’s in Art Business putting her focus in auction house management, marketing and operation. Kate has been featured as a Specialist team member on the PBS Antiques Roadshow, as well as the NBC Today Show.

In 2006, beginning in Philadelphia at Freeman’s, Mrs. Waterhouse oversaw the Fine Jewelry department as Vice-President, Head of Department before her tenure as Director of Jewelry, New York for Heritage and landing finally at Sotheby’s, as an Assistant Vice-President, Specialist in the Magnificent Jewels department, moving to their Palm Beach office in 2015.

In 2018, Ms. Waterhouse moved to Hindman Auctioneers, to oversee the Southeast region as Vice President of Business Development, including the management of two full time auction rooms, producing as many as twelve auctions per year while also sourcing property for other Hindman sales rooms across the country. 

Most recently, Ms. Waterhouse joined The Fine Art Group, and currently serves as their Senior Specialist, Director of Fine Jewelry overseeing both Jewelry appraisals as well as assisting clients to navigate, grow and curate their own collections in moments of accession and deaccession.