Posted: Monday Sep 19, 2011
The Saint Vincent Gallery will present a lecture by art conservator Christine Daulton at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 13 in the Performing Arts Center of the Robert S. Carey Student Center. Admission is free and open to the public.
Ms. Daulton, conservator for the Andy Warhol Museum and the Greater Latrobe High School Art Collection, has titled her talk, “Where Art and Science Meet: Art Conservation and Restoration.” The Gallery will be open an hour before and after the lecture.
The lecture is being given in conjunction with an exhibition of 17th through 20th century works selected from the Saint Vincent Archabbey Art Collection, “To Conserve and Preserve,” that demonstrates art conservation issues and techniques being shown in the Gallery September 16 to December 11.
The recipient of a bachelor of fine arts, painting and printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University, she earned a master of science degree in art conservation with a concentration in paintings and wood from the University of Delaware. She also completed conservation fellowships at the University of Delaware’s Winterthur Museum and at the J. Paul Getty Museum.
The paintings conservator at the Andy Warhol Museum since 2000 and a private practice paintings conservator serving museums and private collectors, she previously served as the exhibition paintings conservator at the Milwaukee Art Museum, and as consulting conservator for the American Institute for Conservation/Institute of Museum Services Outreach Program. She has completed conservation projects at the Frick Fine Arts Building, Palace Theater, Juniata College, Clayton and the Frick Art and Historical Center.
She is a member of the Institute for the Conservation of Artistic and Historic Works and the International Institute for Conservation.
Further details are available by contacting the Gallery at 724 805-2197 or www.stvincent.edu/gallery.