Associate Objects Conservator
Affiliated Assistant Professor
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
Lauren joined the staff at Winterthur Museum in 2012, where she
is now responsible for the care and maintenance of collection objects,
garden sculpture, historic building elements and the museum’s historic
automobile. She also helps oversee radiographic imaging for the museum.
As affiliated faculty for WUDPAC, Lauren supervises second- and
third-year objects majors, and teaches in the first-year Inorganic
Block, which covers the conservation of glass, ceramics, stone, and
metals. In addition to her work at Winterthur and UD, Lauren is involved
in the ICOM-CC glass and ceramics working group, currently serving as
Assistant Coordinator. Her research interests have included
18th-19th-century Staffordshire enamel technology, stain reduction
techniques for the conservation treatment of ceramics, and ‘ajami decoration techniques of Damascene interiors. Lauren's blog is www.conservationaffair.com.
received a B.A. in Art History from the University of Delaware in 2005,
and an M.S. in art conservation from the Winterthur/University of
Delaware Program in Art Conservation (WUDPAC) in 2010. Her previous work
experiences have included the treatment of gilded frames and furniture
for the U.S. Capitol and White House, Philadelphia outdoor public
sculpture, and yearlong internships at the Winterthur Museum and the
Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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