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Name: Rowan Geiger
Location: Berkeley, CA
Phone: (415) 407-0728
Specialties: Archaeological Sites,Architectural Elements/Materials,Architectural ModelsObjects (General),Archaeological Objects,Arms/Armor,Decorative Arts,Dolls,Ethnographic Objects,Folk Arts,Furniture,Historic/Technical Objects,Natural Science Objects,Outdoor Sculpture,SculptureWooden Artifacts (General),Archaeological Objects,Ethnographic Objects,Frames,Furniture,Historic/Technical Objects,Wood Sculpture,Veneer/Marquetry/Boulle
Services: Collections Management,Conservation Administration,Conservation Education,Conservation Planning,Consultation-General,Documentation,Emergency Planning,Emergency Recovery,Environmental Assessment,Examination,Exhibit Consultation,Materials Testing,Packing/Shipping,Pest Control,Preventive Conservation,Storage Design,Surveys-General,Surveys-Object Specific,Treatment
Materials: Bricks,Ceramics,Feathers,Fibers,Gilded Surfaces,Glass,Ivory and Bone,Lacquer,Leather/Skin,Metals,Mosaics,Painted/Polychromed Surfaces,Paper,Plaster,Plastics/Synthetics/Rubber,Reeds/Grasses,Shell,Stone,Wood
Willing to Travel: Yes

Biographical Information:

Rowan Geiger, is the Director, Owner and Principal Conservator of Preservation Arts based in Oakland, CA, which is one of the biggest multi-disciplinary conservation centers on the West Coast. She earned a masters degree in conservation from the Royal College of Art, London. In addition to three years in studio training at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, she has held staff positions at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Asian Art Museum, San Francisco; Stanford University Libraries and was the chief Conservator at SFO Museum from 2008-2013. She established Preservation Arts (formerly known as SF Art Conservation) in 2014.

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