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Presentations

WAAC 49th Annual Meeting

Presentation List

Houston, Texas

November 6-8, 2023

We are having an exciting program filled with talks from colleagues working in all facets of conservation and allied fields! There will be panel discussion covering the topic of paid internships in the conservation field from high school to graduate school. Our keynote speakers, David Bucek, Jordan Shelton and Delaney Harris-Finch will present about the APOLLO Mission Control Center Restoration!

 

*Full Abstract Book Coming Soon

 

Presentations:

Two Strategies for Botanical Albums at New York Public Library

Emma Guerard

 

Substituting Esters for Aromatics in Varnish Solutions

Robert Proctor

 

Climate Readiness for Libraries and Archives: Exploring Modular Storage at the University of Texas

Sarah Norris

 

Treatment of an Ethiopic Manuscript: How the Inaccessible Becomes Accessible

Kaeley Ferguson

 

Mechanisms of Decay: Rapid Weathering of Outdoor Basalt Sculptures

Jane Gillies

 

Conservation Considerations for Cast Ductile Iron Sculpture - Beverly Pepper's Moline Markers

Abigail Rodriguez

 

Breaking the Toxic Addiction- Sustainable Research at the MFAH

Soraya Alcala,  Silvia Russo and Per Knutas

 

Making a Pair of Microclimate Cases for a Vittore Carpaccio Painting on wood in two pieces

Jane Berman

 

Treatment of Mink Stole’s Iconic Glasses from Pink Flamingos

Sophie Hunter

 

Color Management of Digital Imaging for Conservation

James Craven

 

Managing the logistics of removing a large-scale contemporary canvas painting from a blind strainer

Linnaea Saunders and Leslie Vilicich

Mapping the Crossroads:  The Conservation of Varnished County Wall Maps from Indiana

Seth Irwin

Complexity of Vision, Consistency of Intent: The Art of Jay DeFeo

Karen Zukor

Panel:

Paid Conservation Internships Programs, from High School to Graduate School 

Jodie Utter, Ellen Cunningham- Kruppa, Sarah Melching

 

Keynote:

APOLLO MISSION CONTROL CENTER RESTORATION NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

David Bucek, Jordan Shelton and Delaney Harris-Finch

Tips:

Using Felts for Localized Drying Treatments

Abby Schleicher

 

Another Take on the Spray Booth (Portable and Not)

Cristiana Acerbi Ginatta

 

Paper Hinges for Heavy Lifting: a float frame solution

Courtney Books and Brian Koelz

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