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Scholten Japanese Art Gallery
Rene Scholten Ms. Martin has been the Director of Scholten Japanese Art in New York since 1999. Prior to consulting privately, Ms. Martin was a specialist in the Japanese Department at Sotheby's New York (1993-1999). While at Sotheby's, Ms. Martin was the primary contact for the sale of the Donna and the Late Arthur Levis Collection of Yoshitoshi Woodblock Prints (Sept. 1997, Mar. 1998), and the New York representative for the London auction of Highly Important Japanese Prints from the Henri Vever Collection in October 1997. Ms. Martin was also the specialist in charge during the series of auctions of inro, netsuke, and works of art from the Collection of the Late Charles A. Greenfield (Sept. 1997, March 1998, Sept. 1998).

Ms. Martin has lectured for the School of African and Oceanic Studies (Oct. 1997); the Lowe Art Museum in Coral Gables (Feb. 1998); the Morikami Museum in Del Ray (Feb. 1998); the International Netsuke Society Convention in Chicago (July 1999); the Ukiyo-e Society of America (September 1999); The New York Graphic Arts Society (Dec. 2000); Lafayette College in Easton Pennsylvania (April 2001); for New York University's Certificate in Arts Administration, Certificate in Appraisal Studies, and their Institute for Fine Arts programs (multiple occasions starting in 2002); The University of Michigan Museum of Art (March 2006), the Netsuke Symposium in London (Nov. 2010), the Print Club of New York (Oct. 2011), the Appraisers Association of America (Oct. 2012), and the Indianapolis Museum of Art Japanese Print Collection Group (Feb. 2011 and July 2013). Ms. Martin has contributed to the Netsuke Society Journal, and served on the Board of the Ukiyo-e Society of America (now known as the Japanese Art Society of America) from 1997-2003 and as Secretary from 1997-2001, the Asian Art Vetting Committee at the Winter Antiques Show in New York (2016-2017), and since 2012 is currently the Treasurer on the Board and the Planning Committee of Asia Week New York Association, Inc.

Ms. Martin has written several catalogues published by Scholten Japanese Art, including the ongoing series focused on woodblock prints, Highlights of Japanese Printmaking, for which the most recent volume, Part Five- YOSHITOSHI, will be released in March 2017.