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 mural work, was recognized during the presentation. Preservation Houston Executive Director, David Bush, produced an a/v program also highlighting the mural restoration efforts and credits.

The high profile mural conservation efforts were discussed and monitored at the highest levels of historic preservation professional circles, even in Washington DC. The mural conservation treatments and the quality of results was applauded by consultants and professionals within the Houston Museum of Fine Arts systems, from the board of directors of the Blue Triangle Community Center, and among historic preservation proponents in Washington DC.

This project was funded by the Houston Fine Arts Museum, Blue Triangle Multi-Cultural Community Center, Houston Endowment, National Endowment for the Humanities, Texas Historical Commission, The Kinder Foundation, Preservation Houston.

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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
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