Five art history and museum studies students and alumni presented their research and conservation of art from Africa, Oceania and the Americas in a poster session at the Missouri Archaeology Society’s 2016 annual spring meeting.
The Missouri Archaeology Society annual meeting includes posters, presentations, and exhibits from throughout Missouri and neighboring states.
Poster session details
The poster session, “Conservation and Research of Art and Artifacts,” was organized and chaired by Dr. Billie Follensbee, an MSU art history professor.
Follensbee invited students and alumni who had completed final course projects in ART488/MST488: Basic Conservation of Art and Artifacts, a Citizenship and Service-Learning Integrated course taught by Follensbee in fall 2016.
See the posters at Brick City Gallery
It will be on display at Missouri State’s Brick City’s west gallery this summer. The exhibit will be up late from May through August 2016.
It includes works from:
- Paige Whitcomb (art history major): “Conservation and Reconstruction of a Fragmentary 19th-century Headstone”
- Tana Redman (art history major, museum studies minor): “Conservation and Reconstruction of a 19th-century Headstone and Footstone”
- David Wright (history major, museum studies minor): “Conservation of an Iatmul Suspension Hook and a Baule Spirit Figure”
- Elizabeth Rodwell (English major, museum studies minor): “Conservation of a Polynesian Tapa Cloth”
- Kaitlyn Sanford (’15 alumna in anthropology, museum studies minor): “Conservation of Kuba Shoowa Velvet”