Conserving Ceramics From Small to Large: An Overview of Caring for Clay Art, Objects & Architectural Finishes
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Green will present an overview on repairing and maintaining ceramic artworks objects and finishes such as fireplace surrounds, fountains and murals. The talk will detail projects from known artists such as Viola Frey and Jun Kaneko as well as numerous tile murals and historic tile finishes
Amy Green has a broad range of experience in the conservation of a variety of materials including ceramics, glass, metal, stone, concrete, and modern materials. She came to the field of conservation as a ceramic artist with a strong working knowledge of clay and glaze chemistry and she has gravitated towards the treatment of historic tile and architectural terra cotta. Green has a certificate in Historic Preservation from the University of Southern California and a Master’s of Art in Tile Conservation from Antioch University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.
Lecture and museum admission are free during Pomona Art Walk Second Saturday.