Hallchurch, Katelin

Katelin Hallchurch

M.A.C. Candidate

Art Conservation Program

Affiliation

Stream: Conservation Science
Areas of interest: Materials science, chemical and mechanical properties of paints.

Katelin completed her undergraduate studies at McGill University in 2021 with a BA/BSc in Art History and Chemistry. Between her undergraduate degree and the start of her master’s program, she continued with upper-year chemistry courses in organometallics, inorganics, and polymer chemistry. This past summer Katelin worked as a curatorial assistant at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery, cataloguing the collection and designing exhibitions. For her thesis at Queen’s University, Katelin will be examining the reasoning behind the early cracking of oil paints when layered over acrylic mediums.