Lecture - "Challenges on the Conservation-Restoration of Art" by Viviana Dominquez
About Viviana Dominguez Viviana Dominguez, chief conservator at the Art Conservators Lab, specializes in paintings, murals, art on paper as well as historic wallpapers. She has worked in the field since 1983 preserving important private and public collections and national monuments in different cities and states in the US as well as in Spain, Argentina and the Caribbean. Among her more prominent projects are the conservation of the painting collections for the Hawaii State Foundation, the City of Santa Monica and Los Angeles, the restoration of the wallpaper at the Lyndon B. Johnson Summer White House in Texas and The Irvine Ranch in California. The Smithsonian Institution contracted Ms. Dominguez as the leading mural and paintings conservator for the Smithsonian Haitian Cultural Recovery program. She received the Los Angeles Conservancy Award for her paintings conservation project in the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall. She presently works on the conservation of collections in museums such as the Lowe Art Museum in Miami, the Fort Lauderdale Museum, the Norton Museum and The Baker Museum in Naples, among others. Dominguez' restorations have included pieces by names as big as Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso and Jackson Pollock. We are honored to host this lecture and hope that many of you will join us.