Rosa Lowinger is President and Chief Conservator of RLA Conservation of Art + Architecture, a firm with offices in Miami and L.A. A Fellow of the American Institute for Conservation and the Association for Preservation Technology, she has been a member of IIC since the 1980s and the 2008-09 Rome Prize Fellow in Conservation at the American Academy in Rome. In addition to practicing conservation, Rosa writes regularly about conservation for mainstream media and is the author of the nonfiction book Tropicana Nights: The Life and Times of the Legendary Cuban Nightclub (Harcourt, 2005). Rosa will be presenting about techniques for the detection and cleaning of soot, a topic of growing importance with the rising prevalence of fires in certain areas.
This webinar is part of a 2020-2021 webinar series, Hands On! Practical Conservation for the Collections Professional, presented by RC-WR featuring hands-on demonstrations by professional conservators of basic conservation skills that you can put to use with your own collection. Conservators will also lay down some guidelines that show you how to conduct a conservation condition survey and determine when it's time to call in a professional.
This webinar is sponsored by our Tier 1 Sponsor, Crozier Fine Arts - thank you for your support!