Category Archives: Professional activities

Spanish Colonial Art Restoration – The Earliest European Art in California

Meet “Nuestra Senora De Los Angeles” from the Historical California Spanish Ranch Vejar Chapel After two centuries, Vejar chapel painting looks like new once again See Daily Bulletin News Article: https://www.dailybulletin.com/2021/07/19/after-two-centuries-vejar-chapel-painting-looks-like-new-once-again/?fbclid=IwAR0KD0WmIR5Q36s3TUpYHMdHkox0BaeIncJzLot6xkRLrNMqsrdO3ixJuBs This article has been syndicated at www.NewsReleaseWire.com/257855 What does … Continue reading

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An Interesting Personal Story About Where Baroque Music, French Blue Bloods and Vintage Paintings with Hurdy-Gurdys Lead Me.

If you’ve followed me even a little time you’ll know that I travel a lot to personally consult with people about art restoration projects on location and that our company picks up and delivers. All of this traveling around often … Continue reading

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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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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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Brigadier General Chuck Yeager Valued Expert Professional Advice and Consultation Provided to Edwards Airfare Base by Scott M. Haskins

With Brigadier General Chuck Yeager’s passing on Pearl Harbor Day, Dec. 7th last week, a flood of memories of my childhood years came back as I remembered the fascination with the flights to breach the atmosphere with the X-15, the … Continue reading

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Painting Restoration Los Angeles Testimonial Gratitude for the FACL Art Conservation Team

Meet the experts at https://www.FineArtConservationLab.com We provide door to door services throughout Los Angeles, Orange County, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Thousand  Oaks and Santa Barbara areas  Note our media page: https://www.FineArtConservationLab.com/media-room. See the playlists on our YouTube channel for … Continue reading

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Restore Heirloom Paintings? Treasured but worth it? Orange County, CA

A quick client’s testimonial in Orange County, CA for the restoration of a family heirloom painting. But, was it worth it? What is junk and what is a treasure? Is it authentic? What is something worth? This is the mystery … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Henrietta Berk Retrospective at the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University

This article is about preparing newly rediscovered important  artwork from the 1960s Post WWII Abstract Expressionist Bay Area for the Henrietta Berk Retrospective at the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University. Collaborating and consulting experts for the exhibition are Steven … Continue reading

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Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB) Featured Expert Speaker Art Conservation

What are the materials and methods of contemporary painting? How do they differ from tradition? What variations create problems and consequences for conservation and restoration? Fine Art Conservator, Scott M. Haskins will entertain and educate with stories and examples from … Continue reading

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New “Twists” on Authenticating Artwork

Identifying Art Fakes and Challenging Art Forgers with High Tech As an art conservator, I am asked once a week (or more) to technically examine artwork in the hopes of “authenticating” it. Most of these requests come from people that … Continue reading

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