S.D.Battista

Paintings Conservation, Inc.

Indianapolis, IN 46220

317-253-2133

SDBattista@email.com

 

CAREER OJECTIVES: Owning and operating a private practice in paintings conservation, adhering to the American Institute of Conservation's Code of Ethics, which requires that work be documented, photographed, and executed with reversible materials in a professional manner.

 

EDUCATION: Apprenticeship, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1979-85.

Bachelor of Art, Indiana University, 1972.

Post Graduate Studies-John Herron School of Art

Indianapolis Art Center

IUPUI

Conservation Seminars

Private practice study with Barbara Beardsley

EXPERIENCE: Private practice in conservation 1987 to present.

Indianapolis Museum of Art 1977-87, worked for the Registration Dept for two years. Worked in the Conservation Lab for eight.

 

CLIENTS: Indiana Memorial Union, Indiana State University, Indiana University Foundation, Indiana University Law School, St. Mary's of the Woods, Richmond Art Association, Rose Hulman Institute, Jackson County Public Library System, The Pres. Benjamin Harrison Home Memorial Foundation, Indianapolis Athletic Club, Indiana Historical Bureau, Morris Butler House, St. Monica's Church, Lew Wallis Museum, Barnes and Thornberg, Butler University, Wabash College, Franklin College, Woodstock Country Club, Flannar and Buchanan, and individual clients.

 

MURAL PROJECTS: Thomas Hart Benton murals in Woodburn Hall and Lilly Auditorium at I.U. with the IMA; Judge Steckler's Court Room in the District Court Building, Indpls, IN. with the IMA; Harris Hawkin mural in the Workingmen's Library and Museum, New Harmony, IN.; Six murals by turn-of-the-century Indiana artists at Indianapolis Public School no. 67; Federal District Court House and Post Office third floor murals, Indianapolis, IN.; Oasis of Murat mural in the Murat Shrine Temple, Indianapolis.

 

AFFILIATIONS: Midwest Regional Conservation Guild, Charter member.

American Institute of Conservation, Professional Associate Conservators in Private Practice, Member

References available on request.

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