Protect Your Investments by De-Mystifying Conservation Jargon

Presented by Tang Art Advisory

Friday, March 8 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Art on Paper - Main Floor

Paper conservator and professor Margaret Holben Ellis and Eric Knutzon fine art

frame designer will help participants protect their investments by de-mystifying
confusing conservation jargon and explaining popular terms such as acid-free, non-
glare, conservation/museum/archival quality, UV-filtering, and more. Collectors
will learn how to select materials and take practical conservation measures that will
enhance and preserve works of art on paper into the future.

This event is sponsored by the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation (FAIC).
Margaret Holben Ellis is Chair and Eugene Thaw Professor of Paper Conservation at
the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. She is also President of the
American Institute for Conservation (AIC), a national professional association. She is
the author of The Care of Prints and Drawings, Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.

Eric Knutzon is Design Director at Bark Frameworks, a leader in innovative frame
design and preservation framing since 1969. Having a background in photography
and book arts, Eric upholds Bark Framework’s dual commitments to the highest
aesthetics of frame design combined with the long-term preservation of the artwork
that a frame is meant to enhance.

Please email Gabriella Lee ( to register for the tour.