Rare and valuable Chinese paintings from the 16th through 19th centuries will be conserved and used for teaching and exhibitions at Scripps.
The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery of Scripps College is one of 788 not-for-profit national, regional, state, and local organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The Gallery is to receive a $10,000 grant to treat a Chinese textile altar panel of a dragon, which dates back to the late sixteenth century.
Two new courses in art conservation were offered in the fall by Dr. Eric Doehne, a materials scientist and consultant specializing in the analysis and conservation of historic stone, concrete, glass, pigments and ceramics. In addition to teaching at Scripps, Dr. Doehne is the Chaire Internationale at the University of Cergy Pontoise for the [...]