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Patricia Lissa

Museum Hispanic American Art Isaac Fernandez Blanco
Textiles Conservator
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Textiles Conservator in the Museum “Casa Fernández Blanco” since 2010, in charge of the Textiles and Antique dolls collections, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Previously Conservator of Textiles Collections 1984-2000 Museum “Isaac Fernández Blanco”, 2001-2010 “Cinema Museum” Buenos Aires.Degree in Museology, University of Museo Social Argentino, Buenos Aires, 19841986-1987 Scholarship from Antorchas Foundation in Textile Conservation in Museums and Restoration Workshops in Stockholm, Sweden(Board of National Antiquities, Royal Palace, Royal Armoury, Nordiska Museum).1998-1999 Specialization in Preventive Conservation, courses organized by the Smithsonian Institution in Antorchas Foundation in Buenos Aires, Argentina.Professor of Textiles Conservation and Restoration at the School of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, in the UMSA from 2003.Freelance conservator for Textiles collections of national museums and private collections (Ethnographic Museum, National History Museum, Costume Museum, National Museum of Fine Arts, City Museum, British Embassy) in Buenos Aires, Salta (Museum of Alta Montaña, Llullaillaco Inca mummies), Mendoza, Argentina.Restoration and Exhibition projects of silk Flags from the XIXth century (1812-1820) Independence War in Argentina and Bolivia.Member of Chilean Textile Conservation Committee. Translator of publications for NATCC meetings.