Houston art advisor working with collectors, building significant value, through evaluation, selection, and thoughtful presentation. 

Art Services for Artists and Collectors:


What you see is what you get. ALL of the images, web design, and copy writing on this website as well as the photography and copy writing you will find in all of our catalog publications located on this site at the link in the header were produced by d. m. allison archiving and art services. Need a website? Need an image and copy for publication, press release, online or hard copy? Please contact us.


Art Services for Artists:

Web presence, catalogs, copy writing, photography, inventory, evaluations, e mail lists, promotions, exhibitions, and event planning at artist's studio or third party venues and associated galleries. For more details please contact dmallisonart@gmail.com



Art Services for Collectors:

Photography, Archiving, Catalogs, Copy Writing, Inventory & Evaluations for Insurance & Estate Planning: Get in touch with some of Houston's most experienced ASA & ISA qualified appraisers. We photograph artworks, collectables and produce Excel workbooks for both artists and collectors.  Advice on individual pieces and collections, for re-sale, cataloging, and inventory purposes, with recommendations for collectors to find accredited qualified art appraisers when needed.

Find the Right Appraisers: Have us take a look and point you in the right direction depending on your need.

Storage: Find recommended options for permanent, or temporary accommodations for your paintings, works on paper, sculpture, and other collectables. We photograph, catalog, and get you tucked away with peace of mind.


Please click here for a link to some basic information about fine art evaluations and appraisals.

                         please note: D. M. ALLISON is not an appraisal entity but works with appraisers that are members of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), and the Appraisers Association of America (AAA), Appraisals are written in accordance with the Uniform Standards of Professional  Appraisal Practice  (USPAP) when required.


Find the Art: Are you moving in? Moving up? Need a refresh and don't know what to do with what you have or where to go for some unbiased support about taking a new direction with your living or work environment? Review your needs with an area expert and select art and collectables from Houston's top galleries, and artists' studios. 

Visualization Services: See what the artworks look like in your home before we have them delivered. We photograph the proposed installation areas and can give our clients a very good idea about what their choices will look like before delivery.  While not necessary in many instances, with larger works this is recommended.

Delivery and Installation:  Delivery and installation services are arranged with galleries and independent artist's studios with qualified insured art handling services.

All services are billed on an hourly rate of $37.50 per hour. No commissions for sellers, buyers or gallery consultations.

Contact:  d. m. allison / dmallisonart@gmail.com / 4414 Yupon St. Houston TX 77006 

​About Dan Mitchell Allison  (click here for more)

Beginning in 1994 as director of Barbara Davis Gallery Pennziol Building, Allison was owner of Texas Print Collaborative at Redbud Gallery, owner of Nau-haus Gallery, and owner of  d. m. allison gallery Colquitt St.  located on Houston's Gallery Row through September of 2016. Allison served on the boards of Houston's Women's Caucus for the Arts (1984), Lawndale Art and Performance (1988), The Art League of Houston (1987), Art Lies Magazine (1995), and curated public art exhibitions for HWCA, National Organization of Women, One and Two Houston Center. He was a founding board member of Art Lies Magazine attaining their 501-C3 Status, and Artist Rescue Mission (attained 501-C3 Status) - 75 solo exhibitions between 1976 and 1996 including the National Museum of Belgrade, Mexicarte Museum - Austin Texas, the PARCO galleries in Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagasaki Japan (1990), and solo gallery exhibitions in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas, Torinno Italy, and Berlin Germany. 

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