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Nina M. Olsson

Nina Olsson Art Conservation
Portland, Oregon
Nina Olsson is a conservator of paintings in private practice and a researcher established in Portland, Oregon in 2001. Since 2015, Nina is also president and co-founder of Heritage Conservation Group, LLC, a group of Portland-based conservators of various specialties. From 2011-2014, Nina held a research position at the University of Florence, Department of Industrial Engineering, and co-led the IMAT Project, a research project funded by the European Commission, to develop a new heat transfer technology and device for the treatment of cultural heritage objects that integrated cutting edge nanotechnology with the special demands of art conservation. She is currently researching the use of monoatomic oxygen for surface cleaning of cultural heritage. www.researchgate.net/profile/Nina_Olsson Nina earned her B.S. in Art History and Studio Art from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1987. From 1985-2000 Olsson was active in Florence, Italy where she completed a 3-year painting conservation program at the Istituto per l’Arte e il Restauro-Palazzo Spinelli (1990), was in private practice (1990-2000), taught painting conservation at Palazzo Spinelli (1990-1998), and courses in the history of art restoration for the University of Michigan and Wisconsin Joint International Studies Program at the Villa Corsi Salviati.