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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Experience & Education

 
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WORK EXPERIENCE

 

ASSISTANT CONSERVATION TECHNICIAN, INGENIUM

November 2019 - Present

Working to move the Ingenium collections from multiple collections storage buildings into the new, purpose built Ingenium Centre. Undertaking hazard mitigation, condition assessments, packing and rehousing, collections data management, and object treatment & stabilization. 
Position upgraded from Junior Conservation Technician in October 2020.
Government of Canada Security Level Achieved: Enhanced Reliability

JUNIOR CONSERVATOR, BRECKNOCK MUSEUM & ART GALLERY

Conducting a condition survey of the artworks collection, conserving and packaging objects in the social history collection in preparation for display when the museum reopens in 2019.

May 2018 - September 2019

CONSERVATOR, QUEEN'S DRAGOON GUARD ARCHIVES

Conducting a condition survey of the artwork collection, cleaning and labelling arms and armory, supervising an undergraduate student undertaking a collections inventory.

July 2018

CONSERVATION & COLLECTIONS CARE SPECIALIST, SENATE OF CANADA

Conducting a condition survey of the historic furniture, artwork and objects in the collection and care of the Senate of Canada; reporting on the overall condition of the collection.
Government of Canada Security Level Achieved: Enhanced Reliability

May - September 2017

CONSERVATION INTERN, PARKS CANADA

Working in the Objects lab under a senior conservator, treating historical objects of different material types from a range of historic forts and sites.

Government of Canada Security Level Achieved: Enhanced Reliability

January - April 2017

COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT, NATIONAL CAPITAL COMMISSION

Assisting two conservators in applying accession numbers to the newly inventoried collection at the Old Log Farm heritage site, while updating the object log and assessing object conditions.

August 2016

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

CARDIFF UNIVERSITY

September 2017 - September 2019

MSc in Conservation Practice, with Distinction
Cardiff, UK

ALGONQUIN COLLEGE

September 2014 - April 2017

Professional Degree in Applied Museum Studies
Ottawa, Canada

SAN GEMINI PRESERVATION STUDIES

June 2016

The Preservation and Restoration of Archeological Ceramics
San Gemini, Italy

CARLETON UNIVERSITY

September 2010 - April 2014

BA History & Religion, Minor in Art History
Ottawa, Canada

 
 

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