Workshop: Solvents and Paint Films: Practical Solutions

Posted on Mon, 03/04/2019 - 14:26


SRAL, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Date and time

Workshop: Solvents and Paint Films: Practical Solutions
by Gwendoline R. Fife
21 - 23 October 2019
at SRAL Studios, Maastricht,  The Netherlands.
This workshop aims to support practitioners in their practical applications of solvents for cleaning. This will be achieved by providing a review of knowledge with an overview including recent research into solvent effects, current findings into solvent application techniques, and an open forum for discussions covering workshop participants’ questions, practical experiences and opinions regarding solvent choices and application.
Instructor: Gwendoline R. Fife, Senior Conservator, SRAL
Since 2005 Gwendoline R. Fife has worked at SRAL where she is a senior (practicing) conservator and lecturer. After graduating in chemistry (BscHons, York University, 1994), she trained in easel painting conservation at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London (PGDipCons, 1997). Following her subsequent Mellon Fellowship (Walters Museum, Baltimore, 1998-2001) she worked in various museum and private conservation studios in the USA, Ireland, UK and The Netherlands prior to her current position.
Workshop fees: € 570.00
Deadline for registration: 15 September 2019
Workshop fees will include lunches.
Registration forms are available at and
Numbers are limited to 15 participants and are allocated on a first come basis.
Discount bookings for accommodation at Townhouse Design Hotel only through SRAL. Organisation & Inquiries: Kate Seymour & Siska Losse:
Stichting Restauratie Atelier Limburg (SRAL) is a leading institute specialised in the conservation and restoration of paintings, sculptures, contemporary artworks and historic interiors. We provide an integrated approach to conservation issues through research, consultancy and education.
Avenue Ceramique 224
6221 KX, Maastricht
Tel: 0031 43 321 8444