Author Archives: Scott M. Haskins

About Scott M. Haskins

Scott Haskins has been in professional art conservation since 1975, specializing in the conservation/restoration of easel paintings, murals and art on paper. FACL, Inc. is known nationally for doing A+ work no matter the size or difficulty of the project. We are happy to do a quick cleaning on a family heirloom. Our client list and resume is also full of very satisfied clients of large, difficult/complicated projects at remote locations. Excellent services are also available as an Expert Witness/Legal Testimony in art related matters. Consultation on art related projects occur regularly including extensive insurance evaluations for insured or insurer. Services are offered worldwide. Scott M. Haskins is also author of the "Save Your Stuff" series, educational information, materials and supplies to help people protect and save their treasured family heirlooms and collectibles at home and office. He can be reached at 805 564 3438. Video and written testimonials at https://www.fineartconservationlab.com/testimonials/

Understanding Disaster Risk for Digital Heritage and Memories

June 2, 2021 An ICCROM virtual conference and training on preserving your digital memories. It may be a bit “corporate” or professional but the info should be good. Also, remember my publications, which are the most widely distributed and well … Continue reading

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Oil Painting Restoration in Salt Lake City – a famous art dealer gives his trusted source 

By Khola Malik, Guest Blogger This article has been syndicated at www.NewsReleaseWire.com/256479 What does it mean to be syndicated? See end of article. Cracked oil paint layers, dull or faded colors, yellowed varnish, tears, scratches, and holes in old oil paintings … Continue reading

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WPA historic mural restoration expert Scott M. Haskins is interviewed by Sirius FM 143 national talk radio Julie Rose

This article has been syndicated at www.NewsReleaseWire.com/256244 What does it mean to be syndicated? See end of article. The recent international attention of the finding, saving and conservation of the mural painted during the Depression Era for the Richmond California Post … Continue reading

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National Magazine Photo Shoot On Art Restoration

A nationally distributed-online and in-print magazine is featuring Fine Art Conservation Laboratories for the painting restoration of a high profile historical painting (which will, for the time, remain nameless… sorry). The photographer thought he would grab a couple of quick … Continue reading

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Garda in USA

Cultural event about Garda Lake in the USA A very special invite from Scott M. Haskins and Fine Art Conservation Laboratories to have, as our guest, an authentic Northern Italian lunch and live Garda Lake Italian cultural webinar THIS SATURDAY … Continue reading

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Lost Post Office WPA Mural Found, Restored, and Installed in San Francisco Bay Museum

WPA mural saved, preserved, restored and installed in Bay Area museum. Chat with Fine Art Conservation Laboratories about your art. Continue reading

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A 2,000 Year Old Greek Geared Calculator For Astronomy

This is not an article about art conservation but the incredible technology known and produced anciently was irresistible to me for posting. I hope you find this a wondrous evidence of the human mind… especially in ancient times. I had … Continue reading

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A Section of Santa Barbara Mission Original 1785 Lienzo Mural Restored And On Display

I’ve posted previously about the exciting research, fundraising and mural conservation efforts for an extremely important and historic element of the main chapel of the Santa Barbara Mission. The 1786 backdrop was designed with architectural features, statues and lots of … Continue reading

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Rediscovering The Important Genius of The Woman Who Broke The Mold of French Fine Art High Society At The End Of The 1880’s, Elisabeth Jerichau-Baumann

Elisabeth Jerichau-Baumann was born in Poland of German parents, who painted in Italy, was adored in France, admitted to the harems of the Ottomans and got away with creating erotic paintings of mermaids. She is considered an important figure in opening … Continue reading

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Master Degree Level Collection Care and Public Outreach at Queens University with Ann Shaftel

Queen’s University – Masters in Art Conservation Program Public Outreach For Students and Alumni Using As An Example “Treasure Caretaker Training” The Margaret Light Visiting Scholar Ann Shaftel  Today is the first day of an entire week of THANGKA events … Continue reading

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