HCG personnel meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards qualifications and abide by the Code of Ethics of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.

 

Nina Olsson, President / Fine Art Conservation

Nina has over 20 years of professional experience with an emphasis on the conservation of paintings and polychrome sculpture. Nina has expertise in the examination of works painted on panel, canvas, paper, wood, and various mediums, their conservation and restoration treatment, collection surveys, and consultation on the framing, storage and exhibition of works of art.

Nina meets the National Park Service cultural resources specialties: Conservator (GS-1016) and Secretary of the Interior’s Historic Preservation Professional Qualification Standards (36 CFR Part 61).

Peter Meijer AIA, NCARB, Vice President / Architectural Conservation

Peter’s professional experience for 30 years has focused on the science of Architectural Conservation. He combines his undergraduate science degree with his Masters of Architecture degree in an analytical approach to the evaluation of building materials. His expertise includes the conservation and restoration treatment of concrete, masonry, stone, stucco, and other various building envelope materials.

Peter meets the National Park Service cultural resources specialties: Architectural Conservation (GS-100) and Secretary of the Interior’s Historic Preservation Professional Qualification Standards (36 CFR Part 61).

Elizabeth Chambers / Affiliated Conservator

Elizabeth’s professional history includes 28 years in the conservation department of the Portland Art Museum as well as 23 years as a private paper conservator. She has had a variety of experiences with collection condition surveys; from international exhibitions to private and institutional collections. She is a professional associate of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.

Robert Kruger / Affiliated Conservator

Robert Krueger has a Masters in conservation from State University of New York at Buffalo, and is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC). Robert works with municipal collectors, universities, museums, and private collectors. Robert’s approach to conservation includes traditional conservation treatments as well as the preservation of artworks through preventative approaches.

Robert meets the National Park Service cultural resources specialties: Conservator (GS-1016) and Secretary of the Interior’s Historic Preservation Professional Qualification Standards (36 CFR Part 61).

Lisa Duncan / Paper and Photograph Conservator

Lisa Duncan is a paper and photograph conservator.  She holds a MS in Art Conservation from the Winterthur / University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation.  She is a Professional Associate of the American Institute of Conversation and a member of the Western Association of Art Conservation.