Ryan B English, MA Art Business



Ryan B English
ISA member since Jun 07, 2018

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Ryan received his MA in Art Business with honors from Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Los Angeles, in conjunction with the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University. He was inducted into the International Business Society Beta Gamma Sigma upon graduation, being nominated as one of the top business students in the world. While attending Sotheby's, Ryan lived in London to study Fine and Decorative Arts and the Old Masters, as well as doing a stint in East Asian Art in New York.

While studying Art Business, Ryan took advantage of advance curriculum offered and completed the following intensive fields of study:

  • Appraising Contemporary Art
  • Art as a Financial Asset
  • Art Law, Restitution and Cultural Property
  • The Auction Business
  • Collections Management
  • Comparative Art Markets
  • Contemporary Art and its Markets
  • East Asian Art and its Markets
  • Economics of Strategy
  • Finance & Accounting for the Creative Industries
  • Legal Foundations for the Creative Industries
  • Latin American Art Markets

 Keeping his finger on the pulse of the art market, Ryan attends as many domestic and international Art Fairs, Exhibitions and Auctions. Current fairs and special expositions visited include:

  • Berlin Biennale
  • Art BA, Buenos Aries
  • Asia Week, New York
  • Art Basel, Basel
  • Art Basel, Hong Kong
  • Art Basel, Miami
  • Documenta 15, Kassel
  • EXPO, Chicago
  • Frieze, London
  • Frieze, New York
  • Masterpiece, London
  • TEFAF, Maastricht
  • Venice Biennale

 Before attending Sotheby’s, Ryan graduated at the top of his class from Otis College of Art and Design’s B.F.A. Architecture/Landscape/Interiors program. Upon his graduation, Ryan lived in Asia, helping open one of the most expensive and luxurious five-star gaming resorts in Macau with a celebrated blue-chip art collection.


  • Broker
  • Consultant
  • Damage Claims
  • Divorce Settlements
  • Donations
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Estate Evaluations
  • Estate Probate
  • Expert Witness
  • Insurance Claims
  • Investment Evaluation
  • Non-Cash Charitable Donations
  • Tax Deductible Gifts

Performs Appraisals Of

  • Art
  • Ceramics
  • Clothing & Accessories
  • Collectibles
  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Furniture
  • Paintings
  • Photography & Photographs
  • Porcelain
  • Prints
  • Sculpture