New York Painting Restoration
 
 
 
1932
Born in Berlin - Germany
 
1937 - 1950
Education, Berlin - Germany
 
1950
Immigration to the USA.
 
1954 - 1959
US Army MI and Government, mostly in Europe.


1959 - 1964

Container Corporation of America, Chicago. Account Executive. Classes at Northwestern University; English Literature, Art History, separate classes in Tool and Die Making.


1964 - 1980
   

International Steel Industry, buying, selling, importing, exporting and trading steel products with, and for various International and US Steel mills. Various titles and positions.

1980

Owner of the Riverdale Gallery, later the Hudson River Gallery and Conservators, as well as the von Zitzwitz Gallery in Greenwich CT., specializing in oil painting and paper restoration. As a company we also do archival museum work, professional custom museum framing, and appraisals of Fine Art. Studied oil painting restoration thanks to the guidance, encouragement and advice of Gustav Berger, who revolutionized the restorers world with the development of the "BEVA" method and materials.


1990 - Present
Member of A.I.C. - CIPP (American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Work - Conservator in Private Practice) Some of the extensive workshops in restoration and conservation:


1993
BEVA® by Gustav Berger @ Westlake Conservators. Skaneateles N.Y.


1993
Mildew on Textile Conservation Analytical Laboratory, Museum Support Center, Smithsonian Institute. Washington, D.C.


1994
Stain Removal, Theory and Practice. Conservation Analytical Laboratory, Museum Support Center, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.


1996
New York Conservation Association. Gustav Berger Workshop at the Rustin Levenson Art Conservation Association, Ltd. New York N.Y.



Membership: Lower Hudson Conference of Historical Agencies & Museums
2005

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