Trinity International Auctions
Trinity International Auctions and Appraisals, LLC, (TIA) established in 2006, is a leading auction house of American, European, and Russian fine art. Located in Connecticut’s picturesque Farmington Valley, midway between Boston and New York City, TIA offers its local, national, and international clients an extensive and wide-ranging collection at the four onsite and online auctions it conducts yearly. TIA also provides a broad spectrum of appraisal services, including liquidation and insurance evaluations. Stephen R. Gass, President and founder of TIA, brings a unique and unparalleled blend of business acumen, scholarship, passion, and professionalism to buyer and consignor alike. Gass is a respected leader of the Greater Hartford, CT arts community. He has served as President of the Farmington Valley Arts Center, on the Collectors Council of the Wadsworth Atheneum, and on the Acquisition and Loan Committee of the New Britain Museum of American Art. In 1973, Gass received a master’s degree in Economics from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. In 2008, he achieved a second master’s degree from Trinity College in American Studies with a concentration in Museum Studies. Prior to his starting TIA, he was an Executive Vice President at The Watson Group in Wethersfield, CT for over 20 years. Gass is joined by a full complement of staff, expert in verifying authenticity, assessing condition, arranging consignments, handling private sales, and appraising, who stand ready to provide personalized and attentive service.