• 2 Aug
    2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Connor McCrory, the 8-Year-Old Picking Prodigy

In this week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis has a delightful conversation with 8-year-old Connor McCrory, who is a prodigy picker. Having a passion for collecting and gaining knowledge at such an early age, the antique world is his oyster. McCrory, who was born with congenital heart disease, is vibrant and healthy. But because […]

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  • 30 Jul
    2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: The Corey Daniels Gallery

In this week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis stops along busy U.S.-1 in Wells, Maine, and has a conversation with gallery owner Corey Daniels and gallery director/artist, Miles Spadone. Cory discusses his transitions from 18th-century period furniture to today’s contemporary art, which he displays in a beautiful setting. Check out the Corey Daniels Gallery […]

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  • 24 Jul
    2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: The Colby College Museum of Art

In this week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis visits the Colby College Museum of Art and speaks with Elizabeth Finch, the Lunder curator of American art, Hannah Blunt, the Langlais curator for special projects and Lauren Lessing, the Mirken curator of education. They discuss the Lunder Collection and exhibition, which, at more than $100 […]

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  • 8 Jul
    2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

The Antiques Auction Forum podcast is on location! After a tour of Monticello, Martin Willis talks with Susan Stein, Richard Gilder senior curator & vice president for museum programs, about Thomas Jefferson, the man and his amazing mountain-top home that he called Monticello. Be sure to “Like” it on Facebook! Listen here: Martin Willis is […]

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  • 17 Jun
    2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Keri Seery & Social Media for the Antiques Business

In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis talks with Keri Seery speaks about social media, and the symbiotic relationship it can have in the marketing of antiques. Check out Keri’s Facebook Page. Listen here:   Martin Willis is Worthologist, auctioneer and director of decorative arts for James D. Julia Auctioneers […]

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  • 7 Jun
    2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Margaret Zoladkowski on Antique Textiles

In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis talks with Margaret Zoladkowski, a recent University of New Hampshire graduate who is pursuing a career in the antiques and auction industry. She currently interns at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and has knowledge as well as a passion for early textiles. […]

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  • 29 May
    2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: 10th Anniversary of the Randolph Street Market

In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, recorded live in Chicago, Martin Willis offers up a special round-robin format podcast in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Randolph Street Market with co-founder Sally Schwartz, Kathy Finley, Nena Ivon, Harry Rinker, Susan Klein Bagdade, Al Bagdade, Greg Willett, Danielle Arnet and former […]

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  • 24 May
    2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Repurposing with Cari Cucksey

In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis speaks with Cari Cucksey of HGTV’s “Cash & Cari,” whom he caught up with recently at the Brimfield Antique show. So see some of the items Cari has repurposed, visit her Repurpose Shop. Listen here: Martin Willis is Worthologist, auctioneer and director of […]

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  • 9 May
    2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Richard Wright on Italian Murano Glass

In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis speaks with at guest, Richard Wright, of Wright in Chicago talks about fine 20th-century. Italian Murano glass, such as Venini & Barovier. If the subject sounds interesting, be sure to check out the important glass collection auction slated for June 8, 2013. Listen […]

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  • 4 May
    2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Kevin McElroy on Antique Violins

In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis speaks with luthier Kevin McElroy of Frost Gully Violins in Freeport, Maine, about what makes antique violins special, and what to look for in a fine instrument. Listen here: Martin Willis is Worthologist, auctioneer and director of decorative arts for James D. Julia […]

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