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05 December 2015 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Bus Tour @ Lands End, 680 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA

An Inside Look at Their Work Studios

An Inside Look at Their Work Studios

$22 per person, includes:
  • a box lunch with choice of Turkey or Veggie Sandwich (Please indicate your selection when you register and RSVP) 
  • a BAACG hosted driven passenger van

 We will meet-up in the (FREE) parking lot at Land’s End, above the Sutro Bath House Ruins — end of Geary Blvd. at 10 am.

(Where we will leave our cars parked for the afternoon.)

First stop

The paintings conservation studio of Ria German-Carter

Ria is a conservator in private practice in San Francisco, CA specializing in traditional and modern paintings as well as Conservator On-Call with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.  In 1996-1998 she was Mellon Fellow in Painting Conservation at the Art Institute of Chicago where she treated modern and contemporary paintings in the preparation of the opening of its modern wing. She was Getty/NEA Fellow in Painting Conservation at SFMOMA in 1994-1996 and researched several contemporary German artists, interviewing Gerhard Richter and Georg Herold regarding their techniques in their studios in Cologne, Germany.  Ria was elected to the BAACG Board of Directors earlier this year.

Second Stop

SF Art Conservation - Rowan Geiger

Rowan Geiger, director and principal conservator of SF Art Conservation, which focuses on the treatment, preservation and maintenance of three-dimensional art including sculpture and contemporary art, decorative arts, furniture, Asian art, and ethnographic materials. She holds a masters degree from the Royal College of Art. In addition to three years in studio training at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, she has held staff positions at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Asian Art Museum, San Francisco; Stanford University Libraries and was the Head of Conservation at SFO Museum from 2008-2013.

Third Stop and Box Lunch Break

The back garden at Art Conservation de Rigueur.

The Fourth Stop

The “Dirty Space” studios, Anoxia Abatement Solutions.

Elise Yvonne Rousseau is a Fine Art Conservator in San Francisco. In 1999 she established the atelier Art Conservation de Rigueur et Anoxia Abatement Solutions, a conservation practice in San Francisco specializing in Textiles, Historic Objects and Decorative Arts, for which she is the principal conservator. They provide Emergency and Disaster Preparedness, Museum Conservation Assessment, Integrated Pest Management, Mold and Microbial Abatement, Remediation and Recovery both in quarantined environments in-situ and remote. These complement the other complete conservation services for the cleaning, care, repair and presentation of a wide variety of artifacts and objects. The studios host and mentors four graduate and pre-program conservation student interns each semester from around the globe.  Elise has been a BAACG member since 2006 and was appointed to the BAACG Board of Directors in 2014.

We will end our day by returning to the Land’s End parking lot.

Please reserve your admission by December 1st.

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