Conservation and Restoration is an important part of preserving your artwork. We are please to recommend Alena MacAlasdair for all of your Fine Art Restoration.
Archival presentation and framing in partnership with Mario’s Custom Framing
Areas of expertise
Conservation/Restoration treatment to:
Easel & Panel Paintings
Artworks on Paper
Antique Picture Frames
Gold Building to 23.5 kt Gold
Textiles - Antique to Modern
During her 28 years in the profession, Alena has worked with some of the finest art conservationists in Europe, North America, and the USA.
Although her client base is primarily within Eastern Canada and the New England States, Alena freely admits to enjoying the occasional S.O.S. invitation from abroad.
She describes the art of restoration as “meticulous, and tedious but ultimately rewarding!” MacAlasdair goes on to say: “this is not a career for the impatient.”
MacAlasdair’s services are diverse, numerous and include…
Facilitating public & commercial galleries, museums, insurance claims, corporate and private collections.
Art Collections management. Fine art conservation and restoration. Hanging and arranging collections.
Treatment to easel, panel paintings, artwork on paper, guided objects and artifacts.
(Treatment involves photographic and written documentation)
Providing information regarding environmental, storage, travel and exhibition concerns.
Lecturing, exhibiting and educating groups including: art associations, schools and theatres, art enthusiasts and antique collectors.
Adherent to the Code of Ethics of the Canadian Association of Professional Conservators.
Canadian Association for the Conservation of Cultural Property
Canadian Museums Association
Beaverbrook Art Gallery
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works
Education, Training & Internships
Restoreart Inc., Toronto, Canada
Amsterdam/Maastricht University, Netherlands
International Seminary, Montefiasconi, Italy
Canadian Conservation Institute, Ottawa (seminars)
New York State University, Buffalo
Gainsborough Conservation, California
Northeast Document Conservation Center, Andover, MA
Nishio Conservation Studio, Washington DC (Asian Printing Conservation)