Ms. Shane is a member of a number of professional and art related organizations including the prestigious International Association of Professional Art Advisors (IAPPA), a not-for-profit association of art-service professionals devoted to promoting responsible art management and maintaining the highest level of technical and ethical practices. With an international membership of 100, this invitation-only organization is open to professionals who are employed by a corporation in the management of an art collection as well as professionals in the field of public and corporate art except for art dealers and/or individuals keeping an art inventory. IAPPA and its members promote sound management principles for purchasing, maintaining and exhibiting art in the corporate setting.
Ms. Shane has been involved in art her entire life and her family has been involved in art for generations. Her maternal grandmother's family were art dealers in St. Petersburg, Russia, and other members of her family have had art galleries. At an early age, she started her own art collection which continues to grow and is extensive.
Corinne Shane is a certified art appraiser. And she constantly keeps up to date on new trends and developments in the art world by frequenting forums, educational seminars and lectures by internationally respected authorities.