UCLA/Getty Conservation Program

A graduate conservation training program focusing on the conservation of archaeological and ethnographic materials

Class of 2012 return to L.A. for their final year presentations

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Tomorrow, the class of 2012 return to our conservation training labs at the Getty Villa to give their final year presentations in a day long event that ends with a small reception to celebrate the completion of their conservation degree. They will be presenting on their M.A. thesis projects as well as on their 3rd year internships. Here’s a list of their M.A. thesis topics they will be sharing with us tomorrow:

  • Tessa de Alarcon-“Evaluation of Two Fluorescent Dyes used in Immunofluorescent Microscopy for the Detection of Proteinaceous Binding Media In Wall Paintings”
  • Lily Doan-“From Ethnographic to Contemporary: How an Artist Interview may Direct the Study and Conservation Treatment of a Balinese Cili Figure”
  • Elizabeth Drolet-“Characterization of the Deterioration of Low-Fired Ceramics in Varying Burial Environments”
  • Nicole Ledoux-“An Investigation of Loss Compensation Materials for the Conservatation of Coiled Basketry”
  • Dawn Lohnas-“Evaluating the effectiveness of calcium hydroxide nanoparticle dispersions for the consolidation of painted
    Earthen Architectural Surfaces”
  • Robin Ohern-“On the Surface: A Cultural and Scientific Analyisis of Two Western African Komo Masks’ Surfaces”
  • Cindy Lee Scott-“An Investigation into the Chemistry and Removal of Unrefined Shellac from Ceramics Substrates via Hydrolysis”

Congratulations to our 3rd years on finishing their degree and good luck on their presentations!

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One thought on “Class of 2012 return to L.A. for their final year presentations

  1. Congrats class of 2012!!! I wish I could be there tomorrow to hear all of these interesting presentations. Good luck and have fun celebrating!

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