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4TH INTERNATIONAL MOUNTMAKERS FORUM

The 4th International Mountmakers Forum was held May 14 -15, 2014 at the New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe, NM

Review

Program

 

Introduction

Blessing 
John Garcia, Santa Clara Pueblo 
Video of the blessing and opening remarks 

 

Presentations

Mounting China’s Terracotta Warriors 
Vincent Avalos, Mountmaker, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco 
Watch the video


Baskets and Hats Storage Mounts 
Steven Sciscenti, Associate Preparator, Collections and Information Access, Oakland Museum of California 
Watch the video 


Necklace Mount System 
Dan Radven, Exhibit Preparator and Artifact Mountmaker, Exhibits Central, Museums of New Mexico 
Watch the video 


Morning Group Discussion 


Template Techniques for Mountmaking 
BJ Farrar, Senior Mountmaker, J. Paul Getty Museum 
Watch the video 


Digital 3-D Technologies in Mountmaking 
Megan Dattoria, Exhibit Specialist and Richard Gould, Exhibit Specialist, Acrylic, Office of Exhibits, Smithsonian Museum 
Watch the video 


Mountmaking as Preventative Conservation 
McKenzie Lowry, Senior Mountmaker, J. Paul Getty Museum 
Watch the video 


Afternoon Group Discussion 

 

Posters


Physics of Mountmaking 
Vincent Avalos, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco 

Media:Wari Tunic Mount Poster.compressed.pdf 
Textile Mounting System 
Robin Hanson, Carlo Maggiora and Philip Brutz, Cleveland Museum of Art


The Art of Mountmaking 
Jamie Hascall, Independent Mountmaking Consultant, Seattle, WA


3D Printing 
Greg Vigil, Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM 
 

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