John Molloy purchased his first Native American object in 1979 when he was in the MFA program at the University of Oregon. He has now been a well-respected dealer in this field for more than twenty-five years. For twenty-two years, he was the managing partner for The Spanish & Indian Trading Company in Santa Fe, NM. More recently, he has had his own eponymous gallery in New York City. Mr. Molloy is the President of ATADA, the Antique Tribal Dealers Association, a professional organization dedicated to upholding standards in the antique tribal art field.