Antonia Mappin-Kasirer, M.A.C. Candidate

Antonia Mappin-Kasirer

M.A.C. Candidate

Art Conservation Program

Stream: Treatment
Specialization: Artifacts
Areas of interest: ceramic objects, sculpture, conservation ethics, public engagement and conservation, artist techniques.

Antonia is a graduate of the University of Toronto in the History of Art (2014-2018). At Toronto, she combined her study of art objects with involvement in the Hart House Art Collection as docent and student chair of acquisitions. In 2019, she completed a Master of Studies in Gender Studies at the University of Oxford specializing in feminist perspectives on visual arts and theatre, with support from the Robson Graduate Scholarship. In 2019, Antonia received a grant to conduct research in the Simone de Beauvoir fonds at Bibliothèque nationale de France archives. She wrote her dissertation on Beauvoir and mounted her play, Les bouches inutiles, at New College. Antonia has a personal art practice in pottery and studied ceramics with Quebec potter Kinya Ishikawa in 2020-2021.