U.S. Antique Shows Partners with The HighBoy to Sponsor Elite Panel of Speakers on the Future of Antiques

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The Event Will Be Held at the Jonathan Burden Gallery, Nov. 20

U.S. Antique Shows announced today that the company will be one of five sponsors for the upcoming panel discussion, The Future of Antiques: Antiques and Design in the 21st Century. The evening affair, hosted by The HighBoy, will be held Nov. 20, 2014 from 7-9 p.m. at the Jonathan Burden gallery in Tribeca.

“The HighBoy aims to bring antiques to a whole new generation of buyers,” says founder Olga Granda-Scott. “Those buyers don’t just want a marketplace; they want an experience, which includes cultivating a real sense of the people and ideas that unite design and antiques. The HighBoy hopes that events, such as The Future of Antiques, will begin a new conversation and community for antique and design lovers.”

The event will include an engaging panel featuring esteemed antique experts Judith Miller, Toma Clark Haines, and Olga Granda-Scott. It will be moderated by Traditional Home Senior Editor Doris Athineos. Immediately following the panel, Judith Miller will be available to sign copies of her latest book, Arts & Crafts: Living with Arts & Crafts. Cocktails will be served.

Below are the biographies of the featured moderator and panelists:

DORIS ATHINEOS
Senior Antiques and Art Editor, Traditional Home
Doris Athineos writes about fine and decorative arts, artisans, design, and collecting. Her job involves tracking down culturally significant one-off designs, whether a Chippendale chair, a Tiffany lamp or a freshly-made Moulthrop bowl. Prior to joining Traditional Home, Athineos served as an editor at Forbes magazine, where she covered the art market. Her articles have appeared in The New York Times, The New York Observer, Architectural Digest, Wine Spectator, Art & Auction, and other publications.

JUDITH MILLER
Antique Expert & Author, Miller's Antiques & Collectibles
Judith Miller is one of the world’s leading antiques experts and has authored more than 100 books, including the newly published Arts& Crafts: Living with the Arts & Crafts Style and the international best-seller, Miller’s Antiques Handbook & Price Guide, founded in 1979. She appears regularly on British television, pens an antiques column for Forbes, and lectures around the world including the V&A in London and the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.

OLGA GRANDA-SCOTT
Founder, The HighBoy
The HighBoy is the Curated Marketplace for Antiques & Fine Art. As an antique dealer herself for over a decade at Alhambra Antiques in Miami, Olga was frustrated by the lack of technological innovation in the industry, and thus The HighBoy was born. Dubbed "a hip contender to the antiques throne" by The Wall Street Journal, The HighBoy marries the beauty and sophistication of antiques, decorative arts, and jewelry with the innovations of 21st century technology.

TOMA CLARK HAINES
Chief Executive Diva, The Antiques Diva & Co.
Toma Clark Haines is the Chief Executive Diva of The Antiques Diva® & Co. European Tours. Since opening in 2008, The Antiques Diva® & Co. has become Europe’s largest antiques touring company, offering customized, private one-on-one antiques buying tours in 11 countries to both private individuals and to the trade. When this tastemaker is not on a buying tour, Toma is also a freelance travel and design writer, an international public speaker, an interior decorator, and social media guru.

Admission is free for all attendees who confirm their attendance at futureofantiques.thehighboy.com. Each attendee will also receive complimentary admission to the Pier Antique Show, Nov. 22-23 at Pier 94. The Jonathan Burden gallery is located at 180 Duane St. in New York City.

The HighBoy is a new, curated online marketplace for antiques, fine art and 20th century design. For more information, visit http://www.TheHighBoy.com.

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About U.S. Antique Shows
U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s largest producer of indoor antique shows, focuses on presenting a wide range of antiques as well as antique, vintage and estate jewelry and watches to 50,000 consumers annually. The company is the only producer that serves the unique needs of the antique and antique jewelry industry supporting sales in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Miami Beach and New York. Their shows host internationally recognized dealers promoting the purchase of rare and unusual historic merchandise to antiques collectors, novice enthusiasts, socialites and celebrities. U.S. Antique Shows draws more than 3,000 dealers from 28 countries worldwide exhibiting their signature collections in 400,000 net square feet across eight shows.

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