Shaun Cooper has been a professional in the fine and decorative arts world for over 20 years. Shortly after receiving his Master of Arts degree from L’Université Libre de Bruxelles in 1993, Shaun Cooper returned to New York to work for a private Manhattan art dealer. After opening a gallery specializing in 20th Century decorative arts, he began his own company Cooper Modern. Over the years, Mr. Cooper has bought and sold works privately and at public auction, participated in international art fairs, and developed a deep understanding of the market.
Mr. Cooper holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University in Montréal, a certificate in French Language and Civilization from L’Université de Paris IV and a certificate in Appraisal Studies from New York University School of Professional and Continuing Studies. He is also certified in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and an Associate Member of the Appraisers Association of America.