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Matt Cushman

Winterthur Museum/University of Delaware
Conservator of Paintings & Affiliated Assistant Professor
Winterthur, DE
Matt Cushman is the Conservator of Paintings at Winterthur Museum and Affiliated Assistant Professor at the University of Delaware. Previously, Matt was a project conservator at Yale's Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage and Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the Worcester Art Museum. His current research interests include the adaptation of existing technologies to create low-cost tools and methods of examination and documentation, the exploration of new techniques and materials for the cleaning of paintings and painted surfaces, and using datamining to study long-term employment trends in the field. Matt holds B.A.s in Art Conservation and Chemistry from the University of Delaware and he received an M.S. in Art Conservation from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation in 2007. In addition to completing internships at the Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education, the Frans Hals Museum, and the Worcester Art Museum, Matt was the Assistant Conservator of Paintings and Analytical Science at the Williamstown Art Conservation Center from 2007 to 2010.
Tuesday, May 30
 

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Wednesday, May 31
 

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Break in the Exhibit Hall Riverside West Exhibit Hall 003. (Book and Paper) Cellulose nanocrystals and nanofibrils for coating of paper artefacts Riverside West Exhibit HallCamilla Camargos • Dr. João Figueiredo Junior • Dr. Fabiano Pereira 004. (Book and Paper) Local cleaning of stained artworks on paper: the new possibilities of rigid gels Riverside West Exhibit HallSophie Barbisan • Catherine Maynor • Anne-Laurence Dupont 018. (Objects) Development of a User-Driven Adhesives Database Riverside West Exhibit HallShaina Palmer • Andrea KI Hall • Robert Leheny • Molly McGath • Dr. Patricia McGuiggan • Sara Zaccaron 028. (Book and Paper) Necessity is the mother of invention – DIY iron (II) test paper Riverside West Exhibit HallCyntia Karnes-[PA] • Yasmeen Khan • Julie Biggs • Claire Dekle • Susan Peckham-[PA] 033. (Collection Care) Fatal Attraction: Trials and Tribulations in Toning Rare Earth Magnets Riverside West Exhibit HallMorgan Blei Carbone 052. (Paintings) Alternative methodology for traditional interventions: Loose lining in colonial paintings Riverside West Exhibit HallDamasia Gallegos • Ana Morales • Dolores González Pondal 057. (Research and Technical Studies) Improvements in 2D x-radiography and volumetric x-ray tomosynthesis Riverside West Exhibit HallDr. Dan Boye 064. (Paintings) The Evolution of a Method: Optimizing the Use of Evolon® CR to Poultice Varnish on a Large Scale Riverside West Exhibit HallKari Rayner 074. (Paintings) The development and testing of Gel Cleaning Systems for Cleaning Inorganic Supports in Argentina, Curazao and the Dominican Republic. Riverside West Exhibit HallViviana Dominguez • Ruahidy Lombert • Giselle Canosa 083. (Research and Technical Studies) The Bay Area Conservation Science Initiative Riverside West Exhibit HallElise Effmann Clifford • Elizabeth S. Peña • Susan Roberts-Manganelli 084. (Paintings) Lifting the Microfiber Veil: Utilizing Evolon fabric at the Mauritshuis to remove aged varnish from Hendrick Heerschop's A Visit to the Doctor Riverside West Exhibit HallJulie Ribits 085. (Paintings) Future prospects of conservation treatments with a micro-aspirator tool Riverside West Exhibit HallFriederike Steckling • Markus Gross • Dr. Nadim C. Scherrer • Dr. Stefan Zumbühl

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Thursday, June 1
 

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