PŪ MANAAKI KAHURANGI 

NEW ZEALAND CONSERVATORS OF CULTURAL MATERIALs


Carla Pike

 

Member profile details

Membership level
Full Member
First name
Carla
Last name
Pike
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Regional Group
Canterbury
Occupation
Exhibitions Conservator
Specialism/expertise
  • Objects
  • Preventive Conservation
Available for:
Conservation advice only (not treatments).
About/bio
Carla is the Exhibitions Conservator at Christchurch Art gallery. Her main role is to care for works of art that are on current exhibition. She is responsible for the condition reporting of works as they enter and leave the gallery, and maintaining their condition while on display. Carla works closely with registrars, curators, exhibition designers and technicians in the preparation of works for exhibit and loan, to ensure that they are stable and safe for display. She also assists with tasks associated with the long-term care of the gallery’s collection, including pest management, preventive conservation and disaster response.
Qualifications and/or experience
Carla trained as an objects conservator in Peterborough, Canada, completing the Collections and Conservation Management degree in 2006, and has worked within Canada, Antarctica and New Zealand. She is currently the Canterbury Representative for the NZCCM (New Zealand Conservators of Cultural Material group).
Relevant training
Bachelor of Arts: Cultural Anthropology. Collections Conservation and Management Diploma
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