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Friday, May 31 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
(Paintings) Panel Discussion: Current Challenges and Opportunities in Paintings Conservation

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Please join us for a lively, introspective, and forward-thinking discussion of both the problems facing our field and the untapped resources that are available on the horizon. This session aims to identify some of our greatest challenges and achievable goals with respect to treatment, research, documentation, preventive care, education & training, funding, and the dissemination of information.

Moderators
avatar for Tiarna M. Doherty, [PA]

Tiarna M. Doherty, [PA]

Chief of Conservation, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Tiarna became Chief of Conservation at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in 2011. Previously, Tiarna worked for nine years as a paintings conservator at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. She holds a bachelor’s degree in both chemistry and art history from Tufts University... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Rustin Levenson-[Fellow]

Rustin Levenson-[Fellow]

President and Founder, ArtCare Conservation, A Rustin Levenson Company
B.A. Wellesley College; Diploma in Paintings Conservation, Fogg Art Museum, and Harvard University. Conservation staff of the Fogg Museum (1969-1973), the Canadian Conservation Institute (1973-1974); The National Gallery of Canada (1974-1977); and The Metropolitan Museum of Art (1977-1980... Read More →
avatar for Alan Phenix-[PA]

Alan Phenix-[PA]

Paintings Conservator; Scientist
Alan Phenix is a paintings conservator, conservation educator and conservation scientist. Recently retired, from November 2006 he was employed as ‘Scientist’ at the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), Los Angeles. In his first years at GCI he worked partly for the Museum Research... Read More →
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Robert Proctor

Director/Painting Conservator, Whitten & Proctor Fine Art Conservation
Robert G. Proctor Jr. is a painting conservator in Houston, Texas. He has worked on numerous public murals and has developed a variety of structural techniques for minimal intervention. He teaches about varnishes and thread-by-thread tear re-weaving at U.S. conservation programs and... Read More →
avatar for Joyce Hill Stoner

Joyce Hill Stoner

Professor, Winterthur/UD


Friday May 31, 2013 6:00pm - 7:30pm
JW Marriott White River Ballroom H-J 10 S West St Indianapolis, IN 46204

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