Alan Firkser – president, director

Work experience and Internships:

1983 – present      Established and continuously operated Paper Conservation Studio, Inc.

1981 – 1983      Paper Conservator at Julius Lowy Frame and            Restoration, Inc., New York NY and freelance paper conservation

Summer 1980      Restoration of frames , gilding etc at Julius Lowy Frame and Restoration

1980-81        Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze  (National Central Library, Florence, Italy)                                                                                 Internship in restoration laboratory: books, archival materials, documents, etc.

1979-80     Professore Vittori Granchi, Florence, Italy     Apprenticeship in restoration of paintings and frames


1979-80     Palazzo Spinelli – Istittuto per Restauro, Florence, Italy     classes in Restoration of paintings

1978-79     Universita Internazionale dell’Arte, Florence Italy                    studied Italian, Art Restoration, Art Criticism, Art History

1977     Alliance Francaise, Paris France                                                             Institute Catholique, Paris                                                                                      Universite de Paris – Censier Daubenton, Paris                                                 studied French

1971-75     Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ Bachelor of Arts Degree – Major in Human Communications with special interest in Art History, Creative Writing, Theatre


2 thoughts on “C V”

  1. Greetings…I have an appointment this morning, but before I keep it I have a question…I noticed that you are not members of AIC? Can you please address that issue? many thanks Marina Somers

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