John A. Buxton, ISA CAPP
Professional Profile
Professional Education & Designations:

2010 - Completed Requalification course International Society of Appraisers
2008 - Tested and passed AAA course USPAP, Gayle Skluzacek, instructor
2003 - Speaker, "Discovering America’s Hidden Treasures: A Private Evening with Antiques Roadshow", National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
2002 - Ellen A. Amirkhan NTISA Distinguished Service Award
2002 - Featured in full page “High Profile” Article, Dallas Morning News (July)
2002 - Speaker, “A Special Evening with John Buxton”, Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art, Lawrence Gussman’s Central African Art Exhibition (June)
2000-2001 - National Board of Directors, International Society of Appraisers
2000 - Speaker, Kimbell Art Museum, African Connoisseurship (November)
2000 - Designated Member of the Year, International Society of Appraisers
2000 - President, North Texas Chapter, International Society of Appraisers
1999-1997 - National Chairman, Electronic Information Services Comm., ISA
1999 - Vice President, North Texas Chapter International Society of Appraisers
1999 - Designated Specialist, Certified Appraiser of Personal Property
1998 - CAPP Re-qualification Course, Los Angeles
1997 - Seminar 97, Dallas, Texas
1997 - ISA Expert Witness Course, Dallas
1993 - Completion of Appraisal Principles Core Courses of the Certified Appraiser of Personal Property Program (CAPP) of the International Society of Appraisers (ISA). Core Course 101 - Ethical Conduct and Communications and Business Practices; Core Course 102 - Terminology, Identification and Authentication Procedures, Market and Price Research Methodology, Preliminary and Limited Appraisal Report Writing; Core Course 103 - Narrative Report Writing and the Principles of Appraising for Federal Tax Functions, Legal Aspects of Report Writing.
1993 - Designated Member ISA
1993 - The Appraiser as an Expert Witness - Legal Research.

Employment Background and Professional Experience:

2009-1997 - Appeared on Antiques Roadshow - PBS Television
2000 - Designated Expert Witness Roadway Express vs. Dr. Martin Trepel
1997 - Designated Expert Witness Roadway Express vs. Dr. Martin Trepel
1996 - Established Buxton, Appraisal, Authentication, and Consulting Services
1996 - Selected for Antique Road Show - PBS Television
1974 to present Appraised, authenticated, evaluated tribal art for private and institutional clients.
1993 ART TRAK, Inc. online art information network.
1991 Founded and incorporated ART TRAK, Inc., an art services company.
1991 Designated Expert Witness for City of Kenner vs. Mince
1990 Designed computer database, AUCTION TRAK, for the appraisal, research, evaluation, and authentication of Tribal art
1976 Established Shango Galleries dealing in African, Precolumbian, South Pacific, and American Indian Art.
1974 Established The Bahraini Chest, an import shop, in Dallas, TX (November)
August 1973 to November 1974 Traveled extensively throughout Africa, India, Pakistan, Iran, and the Middle East.

Formal Education:

1968 Graduated Tulane University, Bachelor of Arts
1963 - 1968 Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana.
1959 - 1963 Williston Academy, Easthampton, Massachusetts.


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