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Gabo Trust / IIC Travelleing Scholarships awarded

From: Graham Voce <iic<-at->
Date: Thursday, May 28, 2009
Congratulations to Gabo Trust / IIC Travelling Scholarship winners
Anne Cummins and Carl Patterson.

Anne Cummins completed her conservation training at the University
of Canberra in 1991 and has since completed a Masters in
Conservation from the University of Sydney and won a scholarship to
do an internship at ICCROM in Rome. She established Sydney Artefacts
Conservation, a private practice which specialises in the
conservation of objects with an emphasis on sculpture and outdoor
cultural material. She will be using the Gabo Trust / IIC Travelling
Scholarship to explore the artist's intents for ageing and
conservation of contemporary sculptures by interviewing key
international artists and artist's foundations whose works are in
Australian collections.

Carl Patterson is the Director of Conservation at the Denver Art
Museum. He earned his Diploma in Conservation from the Institute of
Archaeology, University of London in 1969. As conservator at the
Horniman Museum, London, he developed a specialization in the
conservation of ethnographic materials and has also held positions
at the Rocky Mountain Regional Conservation Center and the Denver
Museum of Natural History. He will be using the Gabo Trust / IIC
Travelling Scholarship for research into the "Bastar Bronzes" of
India. In production for centuries, these objects of religious folk
art have had little research into their purpose, manufacture and
conservation.

Graham Voce
Executive Secretary
International Institute for Conservation
    of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC)
6 Buckingham Street
London WC2N 6BA
UK
+44 20 7839 5975
Fax: +44 20 7976 1564


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