Stephen C. Foster

Stephen Foster is founder of SCF Arts Brokerage and guides the firm's business strategy and vision. His twenty-five years of professional experience in fine arts business, research and teaching, consulting and arts administration brings substance, depth, and effectiveness to his activities and provide the best bases for securing informed and productive relationships among all parties engaged in art world agendas and transactions.

Foster's consulting activities have ranged from advising prominent private, public and corporate art collections to corporate and industry consulting. He has produced a distinguished record of widely cited scholarly publications, has served as consultant and series editor for major American presses, and has managed and coordinated large teams of experts, numbering in the dozens, into systematic, coherent research and publication programs.

Foster has administered and directed numerous fine arts and interdisciplinary cultural fine arts programs of international scope; most notably, the Program for Modern Studies, widely respected as one of the best and most successful programs of its kind, and The Dada Archive and Research Center, the largest American research center devoted to study in this field.

Robert D. Katz, Esq.

Robert D. Katz, Esq. is a partner in the law firm of Eaton & Van Winkle, LLP, a law firm established more than 100 years ago, and he is co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Law Department. He has extensive experience in copyright law, licensing, sale, and litigation as it relates to works of art, and has more than 30 years of experience practicing intellectual property law.

Mr. Katz will play an important role in the legal aspects of brokering the purchase and sale of artworks by SCF Arts Brokerage, and will handle escrow, storage, and insurance arrangements pending transfer of title and payment.

If desired, either the buyer’s or seller’s identities can be concealed from the other party in completing the transaction and thereafter through use of escrow agreements or other tools that avoid revealing the name or names of the principals. All matters will be handled in strict confidence unless the client directs otherwise

SCF Arts Brokerage, LLC
26 Hillside Road, New London, CT 06320
tel. (860) 443-1000 - mobile (860) 303-5544 - fax (860) 443-0050