Category Archives: FACL in the media

Mural Restoration Experts From FACL Conserve Longest Mural in USA, Located in Grand Prairie, Dallas, Texas

One of the biggest works of art in the USA is right here in Grand Prairie, in plain view. In fact, you may have driven past it and not really known much about this iconic public work of art in … Continue reading

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Preservation Houston Award for Mural Conservation Treatments of Historic National Treasure in 2020

The restoration of the John Biggers mural at the Blue Triangle Community Center in Houston Texas received the Good Brick Award for excellence in historic preservation. The mural conservation treatments by Fine Art Conservation Laboratories, which saved the badly damaged … Continue reading

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Restoring Street Murals Back to Life Interview by Julie Rose on BYURadio Top of Mind

Top of Mind by Julie Rose BYURadio National Internet Radio Interview: Restoring Street Murals Back to Life Guest: Scott Haskins, Director and Chief Conservator, Fine Art Conservation Laboratories Colorful street art seems to have taken on new life thanks to … Continue reading

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Can The Restoration of Contemporary Public Art Murals Ethically Include Repainting?

Is the repainting of a contemporary mural in the name of restoration ever acceptable?”  The case of the Blue Moon Trilogy The International Institute for Conservation (London, England) asked Scott M. Haskins, professional art conservator, to address this question in a … Continue reading

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Santa Barbara Art Expert Restores Historic Mammoth Mural AIDS Painting Near Hollywood Bowl In Los Angeles

The challenges Scott M. Haskins, Head of Art Conservation, faced when he was asked to restore the graffiti-covered “Blue Moon Trilogy” mural across from the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles seemed overwhelming to outsiders. But that didn’t stop him from … Continue reading

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2 Super Interesting Preservation and Restoration Mural Projects Stopping Flaking Paint

I blogged in January about two murals that we worked on that had a special social message to tell. One is on the Army base in El Paso, Texas and the other is in Houston. The only thing that really connected … Continue reading

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Early Utah Artist Masterpiece Painting Restored

Usually visitors slid into and out of the Cache County Courthouse unaware that there was an incredibly valuable painting by renown early Utah artist Minerva Teichert hanging on the back wall. Or maybe they took note or were even alarmed … Continue reading

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Huge Hollywood Mural Monument To Successful AIDS Research Is Being Saved and Restored

This public mural memorial monument located by the Hollywood Bowl was originally funded by AIDS Project of LA. The bronze plaque, from the dedication in 1988 on the mural will outlive us all. It reads: Blue Moon Trilogy Eve of … Continue reading

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Historic Mission Inn Foundation Save Your Stuff Fundraiser with Scott M. Haskins and Bonhams Auction house

Event Weekend Feb 15,16,17, 2019  By Danielle Trynoski, Guest Blogger, Director Marketing Mission Inn Foundation   Without the knowledge of renowned fine art conservator Scott Haskins, a significant portion of the Mission Inn’s artwork would not be here today. His … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson Collaborated With Artist Kent Twitchell To Have His Mural Painted!

While Alive, Michael Jackson Collaborated With Artist Kent Twitchell To Have His Memorial Painted!  See behind the scenes taping of how it came to be… and what happened to it! Michael Jackson fans all over the world will soon have … Continue reading

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