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Mark Erdmann, [PA]

Intermuseum Conservation Association
Objects Conservator
Cleveland, OH
Mark Erdmann earned the Post-Graduate and Professional Development diplomas in Conservation/Restoration of Fine Metalwork from West Dean College, in West Sussex England, and interned at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich England. He has been a conservator of objects at ICA Art Conservation since 2006, where he routinely encounters a broad range of objects including outdoor sculpture, terra cotta reliefs, site specific artworks, as well as historic and artistic objects. Prior to employment at ICA, he was in private practice specializing in conservation of decorative metalwork, and spent a year working on outdoor sculpture with McKay-Lodge Conservation. Before entering the conservation field he earned a Master of Music in Trumpet performance, and has done research in historic trumpet building techniques and instruments. He is a Professional Associate of AIC.