This event has been CANCELLED. HPHA is hosting a workshop on caring for small paper-based collections with Art Conservator Elizabeth Wendelin. Participants should bring an item or two for discussion.
This event has been CANCELLED . HPHA is hosting a workshop on caring for small paper-based collections with Art Conservator Elizabeth Wendelin. Participants should bring an item or two for discussion. September 15, 2012 10:30AM-1:30 PM at the Horsham Library. Cost is $5 for HPHA members and $10 for non-members.
(from artconservatorsalliance.com) Elizabeth Wendelin is an Art Conservator in private practice since 1989, specializing in the treatment of fine art on paper, archival materials and documents and paintings done on parchment. She completed her Master of Science degree in Art Conservation from the University of Delaware, Winterthur Art Conservation Program in 1984, and was named a Fellow of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works in 1996.
As a highly skilled practitioner, Elizabeth undertakes conservation treatments on art and archival materials that span the centuries owned by institutions and private individuals around the United States. Her recent clients include The Brandywine River Museum, The Franklin Institute and the Palmer Museum of Art at Pennsylvania State University.
Additional services include collection surveys in the assessment of art work for condition and conservation treatment as part of state and national grant programs. She also presents lectures to the public about conservation treatments and the preservation of family collections, helping to educate and raise awareness and appreciation of art conservation. Elizabeth has published articles on various treatment topics, under the auspices of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Work, which have enhanced the body of knowledge within the paper conservation profession.
HPHA will be introducing the original 1718 Indenture that Samuel Carpenter used to convey his 5500 acres in Horsham to his wife and children. Elizabeth Wendelin did the conservation work on this important historical Horsham document. It will be on display at the Horsham library from September 4th until early October.
This workshop is open (cost is $10) to the public but seating is limited. Please Contact Us to Reserve your seat.