May 8, 2014

Department Hosting UV Workshop in August 2014

The department is excited to be hosting an FAIC (Foundation of the American Institute of Conservation) workshop entitled: Examination and Documentation with Ultraviolet Radiation from August 11-15, 2014. This workshop is designed for conservation professionals who have a basic understanding of digital photography and conservation treatment/research experiences in materials and artifacts. 

Combining lectures, demonstrations, and applied practice, this workshop will provide comprehensive coverage of the use of ultraviolet radiation in conservation examination and documentation. Topics will include: ultraviolet sources and applications, available tools and equipment, safety issues; examination approaches, digital image capture techniques for ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence photography, reflected ultraviolet photography, and false-color ultraviolet imaging; digital image workflow; and interpretation of results.

Current department Examination and Documentation Professor Jiuan Jiun Chen along with former Professor of Examination and Documentation Dan Kushel will be the instructors for this specialized workshop. For more information, please visit the FAIC website.

Art Conservation

Buffalo State  •  1300 Elmwood Avenue  •  Rockwell Hall 230
Buffalo, New York 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-5025  •  Fax: (716) 878-5039
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