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Travel to interesting places associated with art conservation

Preservation Week Activities at Library of Congress

Preservation Week April 22-28, 2012 at the Library of Congress is a big deal! And they are going to have  couple of interesting events about saving your stuff at home… The Library of Congress in Washington DC Preserving our history and … Continue reading

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Art restoration, fix a painting, painting conservation – Orange County – Laguna Beach – Newport Beach – Santa Ana

Laguna Beach and Costa Mesa are places I go often to meet with clients who collect paintings. I also meet with people in Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, Tustin, Santa Ana. Some of the clients are private collectors and others … Continue reading

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Daughters Of Utah Pioneers International Museum- Mormon Art

I’m working this week at the Daughters Of Utah Pioneers International Museum in Salt Lake City on two large paintings on canvas. Sometimes because of the size of the paintings, I go work on location. I’ve been received very warmly … Continue reading

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Long Lost Edgar Payne Sierra Lake Scene Found- 2B Shown at LA Art Show

George Stern as been on the hunt! Look what he found just prior to the LA Art Show… its never been seen, worked on (cleaned or restored) or been on the market. Here’s what it looked like when it was … Continue reading

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Sonya Rapoport Post War Expressionist Painting, Thought To Be Ruined, Saved, Picked Up in Carmel, CA and Awaiting Painting Conservation

FACL, Inc. has many clients in the Carmel, CA area including the cities of Carmel and Monterey, The Monterey Museum of Art, The Monterey Maritime Museum and numerous galleries in Carmel. Some of those galleries include Trotter Galleries, Karges Fine … Continue reading

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Art Conservation Consulting Overseas, Out of State, Door to Door

I consulted with a client in Hawaii today about doing the conservation work and making several historic paintings of volcanoes and lava look their best. As an aside, while good photos might be helpful in having a better conversation over … Continue reading

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Meeting with Clients in Las Vegas and Utah

I’m on the road right now, meeting with private clients in Las Vegas, NV and Murray, and with museum clients in Springville, UT and in SLC. Springville Art Museum Director, Vern Swanson was thrilled with the cleaning and lining we … Continue reading

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Returning from Professional Art Conservation Organization – AIC National Meeting in Philadelphia

I’m just returning from the annual meeting of the national professional organization for art conservation: The American Institute for Conservation (AIC). Our profession includes art conservators/restorers, conservation scientists, art history/conservation students and specialized professionals with conservation backgrounds in areas like … Continue reading

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