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Dr. Stephen Joh

Vice president

Education : 

2006, Business School Lausanne, Switzerland, Doctor of business administration
2004, University of Cambridge, UK, Master of Architectural Environment
2003, Northumbria University, UK, Master of Culture and Management
1982, Reading University, UK, Management 

1979, Yonsei University, Republic of Korea, Law school

1974, Myongji University, Republic of Korea, Department of Trade

Research:

Art market management

Arts marketing

Nonprofit Management 

History of Commerce

17~19C Art Market in Europe

Specialties:

Art Appraisal

Art Advisory 

Art Research

Practice Areas :

Private Collector & Collection

Corporate Collection 

Academia

About Me Dr. Stephen Joh

Art Advisory and Research

Dr Joh provides independent art advisory services for private individuals, corporate collections. With expertise ranging from emerging contemporary artists to established blue-chip artists. Joh provides art objects appraisal and valuation, marketability survey as well as artist management services.

  • Curator, Bank of America Collection (2011-2013)

  • HOMA Executive Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Hongik Univ. (2010-2011)

  • Standard Chartered Standard Chartered Bank Korea Art Advisory (2008-2008)

Art Acquisition and Art Sale

Dr Joh assists in the acquisition, commission and sale of artworks in a complex global market with discretion and complete confidentiality. Through a combination of independent expert advice and extensive research, able to deliver the highest quality service to clients.

Dr Stephen Joh

Dr Joh has served the field widely in marketing the arts and business consulting. Joh has experienced two significant sectors and achieved the highest results. First, Joh worked for Sotheby’s; the world largest auction houses as head of the Korean branch and VP of the Sotheby’s Asia head office and was in charge of marketing sales for leading corporate collectors worldwide. Then, he joined Asiana Airline group as a VP to develop the cultural sector.

Dr Joh spent 19 years as a full professor teaching a marketing and art market management. He wrote several books including A Startup Guide for Artist (2017), A History of Commerce (English Version 2017), Art and Entrepreneurship (2016) and number of journals including A Studio n the Improvement of Creative Environment to Reduce the Incurable Disease of Artists (2019), A Study on the Problems and Improvement of Environmental Sculptures of the Artwork Decoration System Based on the Benefit of the Value Concept, Korea Institute of Space Design (2017), A Study of Alternative Plans for Uncontrollable Art Auction Markets (2016)

Work Experience

Mar 2018 - Feb 2021

Mar 2008 - Feb 2018

2011 - 2013

Sep 2005 - Aug 2009

Oct 1998 - Aug 2005

Feb 1997 - Feb 1998

May 1990 - Feb 1997

Jun 1989 - May 1990

Professor of Cultural Contents at Yongin University, Retired Age

Professor of Business Administration at Hongik University

Curator, Bank of America Collection

Professor of Arts Management at Chung-Ang University

Asia-Pacific Vice President, Angerman Group, Germany

Vice President of Kumho Group 

Vice President of Sotheby's Asia

Director of Sotheby's London headquarters