PŪ MANAAKI KAHURANGI 

NEW ZEALAND CONSERVATORS OF CULTURAL MATERIALs


Phillipa Durkin

 

Member profile details

Membership level
Full Member
First name
Phillipa
Last name
Durkin
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Regional Group
Wellington
Occupation
Conservator, works on paper
Specialism/expertise
  • Mural Paintngs
  • Paper
  • Parchment
  • Photos
  • Works of Art on Paper
Available for:
Conservation advice and treatment of objects.
About/bio
I provide professional, museum-quality conservation services for artistic and historic works on paper.
I can offer a full range of conservation treatments for a wide variety of paper-based objects for both institutional and private clients.
Qualifications and/or experience
I studied Conservation at Camberwell College of Art in London. Graduating with a B.A Hons I complemented this training with internships at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, The National Maritime Museum, London and The Conservation Center, National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside. Returning to New Zealand to take up a position of paper conservator at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, which I held for seventeen years.
Relevant training
City and Guilds Photography  
Kensington and Chelsea College of Art completed in 1994

Photographic Conservation   
1st - 6th July 2002
Preventative and Advanced treatment conservation of photographs.    
14th - 20th July 2003
Photon workshops at the National Museum of Australia

Conservation of Globes
Hornemann Institute - on line course
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