Name: Rosa Lowinger
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Phone: (323) 377-8425
Designation: Fellow
Specialties: Archaeological Sites,Architectural Elements/Materials,Architectural Models,BuildingsInstallation Art,Electronic ArtArchaeological Objects,Decorative Arts,Dolls,Ethnographic Objects,Folk Arts,Historic/Technical Objects,Outdoor Sculpture,Sculpture,Stained GlassArchaeological Objects,Ethnographic Objects,Frames,Furniture,Historic/Technical Objects,Maritime,Wood Sculpture,Veneer/Marquetry/Boulle,Waterlogged Wood
Services: Analysis,Collections Management,Conservation Planning,Consultation-General,Emergency Planning,Emergency Recovery,Documentation,Environmental Assessment,Examination,Exhibit Consultation,Materials Testing,Pest Control,Storage Design,Surveys-General,Surveys-Object Specific,Conservation Education,Treatment
Materials: Bricks,Ceramics,Electronic Files,Feathers,Fibers,Gilded Surfaces,Glass,Ivory and Bone,Lacquer,Leather/Skin,Magnetic Media,Metals,Modern/Contemporary,Optical Media,Painted/Polychromed Surfaces,Plaster,Plastics/Synthetics/Rubber,Reeds/Grasses,Shell,Stone,Wood
Willing to Travel: Yes

Biographical Information:

Rosa Lowinger has been a conservator of outdoor sculpture and public art since 1984. A graduate of the Conservation Center at NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts and a Fellow of the American Institute for Conservation, she is the principal of Rosa Lowinger and Associates, a private sculpture and objects conservation firm with offices in Miami, FL and Los Angeles, CA. RLA has a broad client base that includes an extraordinary number of public art agencies, including the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority, the Hawaii State Foundation for Culture and the Arts, the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, University of Miami, Florida International University, Miami-Dade County, the Palm Beach County Cultural Council, the Long Beach Arts Council, the Broad Art Foundation, the General Services Administration (GSA), the Chinati Foundation (Marfa, TX), and the cities of Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, San Jose, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, West Hollywood, and Honolulu. Rosa was the 2008-2009 Rome Prize Fellow in Conservation at the American Academy in Rome with a project researching the history of vandalism to public art and public space. She is the author of Ask the Art Nurse, a column on the award winning art blog designed to provide conservation information to artists, and is featured in the Getty Conservation Institute’s 2011 film on conservation of outdoor painted sculpture.

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