Volume 9, Number 5
- Michael Wilcox was awarded Canada's prestigious annual $20,000
Saidye Bronfman Award this year. He was chosen from among 23
craftspeople nominated by craft organizations throughout
- Jessica Susan Brown has been appointed as full-time Managing
Editor of Art and Archaeology Technical Abstracts
(AATA). Ms. Brown comes to the Getty Conservation Institute
from ABC-Clio Information Services in Santa Barbara, where she was
managing editor of Historical Abstracts. From 1980 she
performed additionally the duties of Online Services Coordinator.
Her academic background is in modern European history.
- Hanna Szczepanowska has joined the staff of the Williams-town
Regional Art Conservation Laboratory in Williamstown, Massachusetts,
as an Associate Conservator of Paper. Formerly a paper and parchment
conservator at CCAHA in Philadelphia, she was recently certified as
a paper conservator by the AIC.
- Peter Mustardo, a recent graduate of Columbia University's
School of Library Service and formerly assistant conservator at the
International Museum of Photography, has taken the position of
Conservator at the New York City Municipal Archives. He plans to
continue to pursue the advanced certificate in preservation
administration at Columbia on a part-time basis.
- Vanessa J. Piala became the Preservation Administrator for the
New York Academy of Medicine in February. Ms. Piala was the Andrew
W. Mellon Preservation Administration Intern at New York Public
Library in 1984.
- Sherelyn Ogden and Nina Rayer have been made fellows of
- Debra Willett has resumed the use of her maiden name, and is now
- George Greenia wrote last spring that he had received an NEH
summer seminar grant to study medieval illuminated books with Prof.
R. Calkins at Cornell for two months this summer. This past year ha
has been speaking on book and paper manufacture in medieval Spain;
and "most happily of all" is moving into a new home where he can set
up his bindery again, after six years of deprivation.
- Silvia Rennie has a 20-binding exhibition during September at
Kroch & Brentano's (29 5. Wabash) in Chicago. There will be a
catalog of the bindings and of six leather boxes also on display,
well illustrated, for about $7.50.
- Willman Spawn, head conservator at the American Philosophical
Society in Philadelphia, retired June 15 after 37 years of service
to the Society.
- Claire Hoevel and Julia Kampleman recently started work at the
Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, Hoevel as paper
conservator and Kampleman as conservation technician.