Nina Owczarek, Objects Conservator
University of Delaware
18 E. Main St, 303 Old College
Newark, DE 19716
Nina Owczarek is
a graduate of the Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, New York
University. She is currently Associate Conservator at the University of
Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum),
where she has worked for nine years. Her primary responsibility is the
evaluation and preparation of artifacts for travel and display on loan.
In 2016, she managed the international symposium, Engaging Conservation:
Collaboration Across Disciplines, in honor of the Penn Museum Conservation Department’s 50th-year anniversary. She was lead editor for the 2017 publication resulting from that event.
Prior to the Penn Museum,
Owczarek was Smithsonian Fellow in Conservation at the National Museum
of African Art, Assistant Conservator at the Gerald R. Ford Conservation
Center, and Graduate Intern at the Freer and Sackler Galleries.
Owczarek has worked on various other short-term and private projects.
Owczarek serves as
Secretary/Treasurer for the Object Specialty Group (2016-2020) and is
a member of the Education and Training Committee (ETC member 2014-2020,
Vice Chair 2018, Chair 2019), both of the American Institute of
Conservation (AIC). She is a Fellow member of AIC.
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