Blanka Kielb

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Assistant Conservator
Los Angeles, CA
Blanka Kielb is a graduate of the Queen's University Program in Art Conservation, where she earned a Master of Art Conservation degree in paintings, and currently resides in Los Angeles. Her professional interests include treatment of painted surfaces with a focus on wall paintings and architectural interiors. Blanka has contributed to a number of large-scale projects, including the treatment of historic ceilings and murals in the U.S. Capitol Building, The Secretary of War Suite in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC, and more recently, decorative painting in the Mission San Miguel. In 2010, Blanka taught an undergraduate internship at the University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation, and in January 2011, she co-directed a University of Delaware study abroad program in Peru aimed to provide UD undergraduates with hands-on experience in the documentation and treatment of wall paintings.