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Online course on matting and framing

From: Helen Alten <helen<-at->
Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2012
MS233: Matting and Framing
Instructor: Susan Duhl
Price: $475
Nov 5-30, 2012
Location: online at <URL:>

Description: Matting and Framing teaches the materials and
techniques of conservation-quality framing. For display, matting and
framing provides both protective and aesthetic contributions to art
on paper. Students will learn about different types of enclosures,
different mat styles and cutting methods, the pros and cons of
different backing boards and glazing, and different methods of
attaching items to a mat, some of which do not involve adhering
hinges to art on paper. Lectures, illustrations, product resources,
and additional informational references will be provided.

Logistics: Participants in the Matting and Framing course work
through sections on their own. Instructor Susan Duhl is available
for scheduled email support. Materials and resources include online
literature, slide lectures, dialog between students and online chats
led by the instructor. The course is limited to 20
participants.Matting and Framing lasts four weeks. Please sign up at and pay at
<URL:> If you have trouble
please contact Helen Alten at helen<-at->collectioncare<.>org

The Instructor:

    Susan Duhl is an Art Conservator in private practice
    specializing in art on paper and archival collections. She
    provides workshops, preservation consultations and conservation
    treatment to institutions and private individuals throughout the
    world. Susan treats works on paper, including prints,
    watercolors, drawings, wallpaper, documents, and 3-dimensional
    paper objects. Her work includes disaster response and recovery,
    consultations and collection surveys to determine condition,
    treatment and long-term care recommendations, and helping
    clients prioritize treatment needs. Her recent clients include
    the Library of Congress, the National Archives and Records
    Administration, The Woodmere Art Museum, and LaSalle and Lehigh
    University Art Museums. Susan completed her Master of Art degree
    and Certificate of Advanced Study in Art Conservation from the
    State University College at Buffalo Art Conservation Program.
    She is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for
    Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) and founding
    member of the Art Conservator Alliance.

Brad Bredehoft for Helen Alten
Northern States Conservation Center

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