Conservation Resume

NANCY S. LIVENGOOD

 

EDUCATION

2006 – 2008        University College London, Institute of Archaeology                          London, UK              Master of Science in Conservation for Archaeology and Museums

  • Internship: Museum of London

2005 – 2006        University College London, Institute of Archaeology                            London, UK                 Master of Art in the Principles of Conservation

2002 – 2003        Studio Art Centers International                                Florence, Italy

Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Art Conservation

1989 – 1993        Mercer University                                       Macon, Georgia

Bachelor of Art in Fine Art

  • Study abroad: University of Georgia, Cortona, Italy
MUSEUM EXPERIENCE
2011 – present   Contract Objects Conservator              Atlanta, Georgia

Conservator

  • Conservation of objects in private collections.   Assessment and treatment of a range of materials including canvas, ceramic, metal, paper & wood.
  • Conservation of archaeological artifacts from various sites including the National Parks Service collection at the Southeast Archaeology Center in Tallahassee, Florida. Collections assessment, treatment, and monitoring of a range of materials including ceramic, copper alloy, iron, pewter, wood and bone.
  • Before and after treatment photography and documentation of treatment.

2009 – 2011   Maryland State Museum of Archaeology    St Leonard, MD

Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

Conservator

  • Conservation of artifacts from various sites including Historic Jamestown, Valley Forge, Queen Anne’s Revenge, and the Maryland State Collections: assessment, treatment, and monitoring of a range of materials including bone, ceramic, copper alloy, iron, pewter, wood.
  • Before and after treatment photography, documentation of treatment, and maintenance of artifact information in collection database, Re:discovery

 

2007 – 2008           Museum of London                             London, UK

Intern, Archaeological Conservation

  • Conservation of a range of materials including wood, ceramic, copper alloy, bone, and wicker basketry
  • Assisted in the installation of exhibits
  • Monitoring and assessment of the condition of public installations for the Museum of London
  • Maintained artifact information in collection database, Mimsy XG

Jan – May 2007     University College London                   London, UK

Institute of Archaeology

Conservator

  • Conservation liaison with the Museum Studies Masters course in the preparation for Spring Exhibition
  • Led object handling workshop for Museum Studies Masters students
ART EXPERIENCE
1997 – present        Self-employed                        Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Artist

  • Paintings, drawings, murals
  • Arranged gallery exhibitions, juried shows, and art festivals

 

Currently exhibiting:

  • Atlanta Artists Center, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Boulevard Art Gallery, Macon Arts Alliance, Macon, Georgia
MEMBERSHIPS, SKILLS, ACTIVITIES
Member: American Institute of Conservation, Southeast Regional Conservation Association, Atlanta Artists Center

Poster collaboration and presentation: Excavation and Stabilization of a 17th c Wicker Basket: New Application of a Known Method at the 11th ICOM-CC conference on Wet Organic Archaeological Materials, Greenville, NC, 2010

Volunteer:

  • Atlanta Artists Center, teaching art at Sheltering Arms preschool, 2013-2014
  • Creative HeArts, teaching art to underprivileged children, 1997-2001
  • Junior League of Atlanta, 1995 – present

Georgia Shakespeare Festival

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, morning school-program

Atlanta Children’s Shelter

Young Audiences

 

 

References available upon request