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  • Lara Kaplan

    Lara Kaplan Objects Conservator and Affiliated Assistant Professor Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation Previous Next All members Winterthur, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Team Presenter 2021 Lara Kaplan is an objects conservator at Winterthur Museum and an affiliated assistant professor at the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation (WUDPAC). Since 2017, she has led the organic objects portion of WUDPAC’s first-year conservation curriculum and beginning in 2019 came on board as a full-time objects conservator at Winterthur Museum. She earned an M.S. in art conservation from WUDPAC in 2003; interned at the Sheldon Jackson Museum, the Arizona State Museum, and the National Park Service Western Archeological and Conservation Center; and held a post-graduate Mellon Fellowship at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. Prior to working at Winterthur, she ran a private conservation practice in Baltimore, Maryland. Ms. Kaplan’s research interests include organic materials, especially skin and leather, the treatment of plastics, and ethical considerations for non-traditional collections. Overlooked Organics in Decorative Arts: Cataloging Skin-Based, Skeletal, and Hard Keratinous Animal Tissues Read Abstract ​ ⚠️ Member pages are undergoing improvements! Some features may not work today. Thank you for your patience!

  • Jan Dekker

    Jan Dekker PhD Student Leiden University, the Netherlands Previous Next All members Netherlands MEMBER INFORMATION Poster Presenter 2021 Jan Dekker is a PhD student in the Marie Skłodowska-Curie ChemArch project at the University of York and the University of Copenhagen. His research focuses on the analysis of ancient proteins, in particular the study of proteins preserved in ancient food crusts. However, previous work also includes the use of proteins to taxonomically identify Mesolithic barbed tools and to study ancient health. ZooMS identifications of human and cervid barbed points from Mesolithic Doggerland Read Abstract ​ ⚠️ Member pages are undergoing improvements! Some features may not work today. Thank you for your patience!

  • Annissa Malvoisin

    Annissa Malvoisin Post-doctoral fellow African Art Brooklyn Museum Previous Next All members New York, NY, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2021 Annissa’s research specializes in Egyptology, Nubian archaeology, and Museum Studies. Her doctoral thesis investigates the ceramic production and trade industry during Meroitic Nubia and its potential far-reaching networks linking the Nile Valley to Iron Age West African cultures. She examines trade networks by identifying artistic similarities on pottery which she combines with piecing together the objects’ biography in order to better understand Nubian collections in North American museums. ​ ​ ⚠️ Member pages are undergoing improvements! Some features may not work today. Thank you for your patience!

  • Lauren Dalecky

    Lauren Dalecky PhD Student École Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay Previous Next All members ​ MEMBER INFORMATION Team Presenter 2023 ​ Oil paints from Simon Hantaï's studio: a multidisciplinary glimpse at the most creative periods of his artistic life Co-authored with Molly Warnock. Read Abstract ​ ⚠️ Member pages are undergoing improvements! Some features may not work today. Thank you for your patience!

  • Cynthia Schwarz

    Cynthia Schwarz Associate Conservator of Paintings Yale University Art Gallery Previous Next All members New Haven, CT, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2018 As a painting conservator, Cindy Schwarz focuses on the treatment of modern and contemporary paintings. She also co-teaches the course Art and Biomolecular Recognition and collaborates on the development of gecko-inspired micropillar structures for the cleaning of works of art. ​ ​ ⚠️ Member pages are undergoing improvements! Some features may not work today. Thank you for your patience!

  • Nicole Passeroti

    Nicole Passeroti Objects Conservator, Program Associate The UCLA/Getty Interdepartmental Program in the Conservation of Cultural Heritage Previous Next All members Los Angeles, CA, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2023 ​ ​ ​ ⚠️ Member pages are undergoing improvements! Some features may not work today. Thank you for your patience!

  • Kyna Biggs

    Kyna Biggs David Booth Fellow in Conservation Science Museum of Modern Art Previous Next All members New York, NY, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2023 Kyna Biggs (she/her) is the David Booth Fellow in Conservation Science at MoMA. She holds an Honours BSc in Molecular/Cellular Biology, minor in Art History (University of Ottawa) and a Master of Art Conservation in Conservation Science (Queen's University). Kyna has held positions at the Canadian Conservation Institute, Parks Canada, and teaches within the Queen's University Master of Art Conservation program. Research areas include the biodeterioration of modern materials and inclusive science education. ​ ​ ⚠️ Member pages are undergoing improvements! Some features may not work today. Thank you for your patience!

  • Daniel Vallejo

    Daniel Vallejo Postdoctoral fellow Georgia Institute of Technology Previous Next All members Atlanta, GA, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2021 Daniel Vallejo is a postdoctoral fellow in Facundo Fernández’s group at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His interest is to apply his Ph.D. training in structural biology and ion mobility-mass spectrometry methodology development towards the structural and biophysical stability characterization of proteins found in paintings and to develop a community driven database for proteomic analysis of objects of cultural heritage. ​ ​ ⚠️ Member pages are undergoing improvements! Some features may not work today. Thank you for your patience!

  • Melanie Gifford

    Melanie Gifford Research Conservator for Painting Technology Scientific Research Department National Gallery of Art Previous Next All members Washington, DC, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2018 Dr. Melanie Gifford is an art historian and former painting conservator whose research incorporates technical study, including microscopic analysis. Her publications consider artistic decision-making among Dutch and Flemish painters, including studies on Van Eyck, Rembrandt and Vermeer. Recently, she and her colleague, Lisha Glinsman, explored stylistic exchange among Dutch “high-life” painters. ​ ​ ⚠️ Member pages are undergoing improvements! Some features may not work today. Thank you for your patience!

  • Isabel Schneider

    Isabel Schneider Project Conservator Brooklyn Museum Previous Next All members New York, NY, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Poster Presenter 2023, Graduate student assistant 2023 Isabel Schneider is a recent graduate of the UCLA/ Getty Conservation of Cultural Heritage MA program who recently accepted a project conservator position at the Brooklyn Museum. Previously, she has held conservation internships with the Brooklyn Museum, Arizona State Museum, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Florissant National Monument, and the Israel Antiquities Authority. She has participated in archaeological excavations in Greece and Israel. Previously, she has worked as an artist, teacher, curator, and museum development officer. “Like” for Provenance Research and Conservation Treatment Read Abstract ​ ⚠️ Member pages are undergoing improvements! Some features may not work today. Thank you for your patience!

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