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  • Lisa Bruno

    Lisa Bruno Conservator Carol Lee Shen Chief Conservator Brooklyn Museum Previous Next New York, NY, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2021 Lisa Bruno is the Carol Lee Shen Chief Conservator at the Brooklyn Museum. She is an objects conservator by training with a MS in Art Conservation from the University of Delaware/Winterthur Museum. Interests are in materials identification to understand the construction and deterioration of art materials. Past research projects analyzed materials used in ancient Egyptian mummification practices and currently the lab has begun a project to examine and identify materials used to construct Kachinas. ​ ​ All members

  • Daniella Berman

    Daniella Berman Vice President Historians of Eighteenth-Century Art and Architecture (HECAA) Previous Next ​ MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2023 An art historian specializing in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century art, Daniella Berman has a particular interest in artists’ materials and techniques. Having earned her B.A. at Yale University and her M.A. and Ph.D. at NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts, Dr. Berman has held positions at the National Gallery of Art and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, among others. She has contributed to many exhibitions and publications, and is currently Vice President of the Historians of Eighteenth-Century Art and Architecture (HECAA). ​ ​ All members

  • Elizabeth Cleland

    Elizabeth Cleland Curator European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Metropolitan Museum of Art Previous Next New York, NY, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2021 At The Met since 2004, Elizabeth Cleland is curator of post-medieval European textiles. She has authored and co-authored numerous books and articles about historic European tapestries. She curated Relative Values: The Cost of Art in the Northern Renaissance (2017), co-curating Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry (2014) and Art at the Tudor Courts (2022). She studied at the Courtauld Institute of Art, receiving her MA and PhD as a British Academy scholar. ​ ​ All members

  • Nylah Byrd

    Nylah Byrd NEA Book Fellow Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts Previous Next Philadelphia, PA, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Community Coordinator 2023 Nylah Byrd is a NEA Book Fellow at the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts. She received her B.A. with Honors in Archaeology from Stanford University in 2018 and her M.S. in Art Conservation from the Winterthur/ University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation in 2022. She is currently a Core Group member of the AIC Ethics Core Documents Revision Task Force and a founding member of the Black Art Conservators group. Her research interests include equity and inclusion in conservation, preserving ephemera, and fabrication of inorganic objects. She is particularly passionate about public engagement and community connections within art conservation and cultural heritage institutions in the United States. Her long-term career goal is to practice people-centered conservation as a community conservator. She wishes to offer her conservation skills to a local marginalized community (especially if Black and/or Indigenous) for the preservation and continuation of their culture through caring for objects. ​ ​ All members

  • Annissa Malvoisin

    Annissa Malvoisin Post-doctoral fellow African Art Brooklyn Museum Previous Next 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. ​ ​ All members

  • Ludovico Geminiani

    Ludovico Geminiani PhD student Dipartimento di Scienza e Alta Tecnologia, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Como, Italy Previous Next Como, Italy MEMBER INFORMATION Poster Presenter 2023 Ludovico Geminiani obtained his Master degree in Chemistry at Università degli Studi dell’Insubria (Como, Italy) under the supervision of Prof. Laura Rampazzi, with the thesis “Analytical study of the materials of Japanese samurai armours”. He is actually attending the Ph.D. Program in Chemical and Environmental Sciences at the same university. His research project is focused on the decay behavior of Japanese artistic materials. He presented at international conferences about Heritage Science and published papers in international peer-review journals. Study on the formation of calcium oxalate on stone materials and on Japanese lacquer Read Abstract ​ All members

  • Noam Mizhrahi

    Noam Mizhrahi The Richard Lounsbery Foundation Previous Next Jerusalem, Israel MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2021 ​ ​ ​ All members

  • Paint Binders | Art Bio Matters

    Paint Binders A binder is a substance that adheres the paint's pigment particles to the surface of the support (canvas, wood). Historically, proteins such as milk, egg, and animal glue served as the original binder. Back to Materials Composition Conservation Historical Use Case Studies Coming Soon We need you to develop new content for the ABM website. Please email or message in Slack if you are interested in building the ABM website.

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    FUNDING Search for grants, awards, and other funding opportunities. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Details Institute of Museum and Library Services Details National Endowment for the Humanities Details National Science Foundation Details The Richard Lounsbery Foundation Details Back to Categories

  • Juliet Graver Istrabadi

    Juliet Graver Istrabadi Curator of Ancient Art Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University Previous Next Bloomington, IN, USA MEMBER INFORMATION Participant 2023 Juliet Graver Istrabadi is the Curator of Ancient Art at the Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana (from 2009). She oversees a collection of 10,000 art objects that chronologically span a period from 10,000 BCE-1000 CE and geographically include the regions around the Mediterranean and the Near East/Middle East (areas in Africa, Asia, and Europe). Her research interests are broad, but a major area of focus is ancient jewelry. ​ ​ All members

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