After graduating from Hobart College in 1971, I went to England where I attended the London College of Furniture learning antique restoration. Founded and published “Antique Furniture Newsletter” (1978-82) focusing on connoisseurship and restoration, contributed articles to various publications and became Contributing Editor to Art & Auction (1983-2010). Set up a restoration workshop in Bedford, NY and opened Clinton Howell Antiques in 1980. Member of National Art and Antiques Dealers Association of America, (NAADAA) the Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) and Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d’Art (CINOA). President of AADLA since 2009, and President of CINOA since 2017. Owner of Clinton Howell Antiques, dealers in high end English Antique Furniture.