Art Conservation Program
Areas of Interest: contemporary art & craft, textiles and natural dyes, ancient ceramics and glass, preventive conservation
Caitlin Gallupe graduated with a BFA in Visual Arts and Art History from the University of Victoria. She has a studio art practice that applies a wide range of mediums and techniques including stained glass, shoemaking, textiles, analogue film, printmaking, and ceramics. She recently completed a certificate program in Collections Management (Museum and Heritage Studies) while working at the Legacy Art Galleries in their extensive art and artifacts collection. Alongside her studies Caitlin worked as a home energy advisor, where she analyzed residential buildings for energy loss and sustainability. She has been involved with many community arts initiatives and organizations as a board member, teacher, and volunteer. In the summer before moving to Kingston, she participated in an intergenerational neighbourhood mosaic project, and taught a traditional rag rug hooking class.