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West Lake Conservators welcomes Nathan Sutton

West Lake Conservators is pleased to welcome Nathan Sutton to the staff as a conservator of paintings. Nathan has previously worked in private painting conservation practice in Kansas City, Missouri, the Paintings Conservation Department at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of...

Costs and Value in Conservation

Proper conservation of a painting or any artifact represents a major investment in time for the conservator.  Like all fine repair work, great care must be taken at all stages to preserve the integrity and life of the original piece. A conservator will not “jump...

Carl W. Peters and the Rochester WPA Murals

Pictured: Carl W. Peters, Study for “Active Life” Mural. (1937–38). Gift in memory of the friendship of Ellen W. and Thomas H. Miller with Blanche and Carl W. Peters. Between 1935 and 1943, the federal government funded the arts through the Works Progress...