Sisson, Lindsay

Lindsay Sisson

Research Assistant, Isabel Bader Fellowship in Art Conservation

Department of Art History and Art Conservation

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Lindsay Sisson is the Research Assistant, Isabel Bader Fellow in Art Conservation for the Master of Art Conservation (MAC) program. She holds a MAC degree from Queen’s University specializing in paper, photography and new media objects, as well as a Post-Graduate Certificate in Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management from Fleming College and a Bachelor of Arts and Science from the University of Guelph. Lindsay’s research focuses on the composition and aging behaviour of water-soluble pencils and pastels. Using these results, Lindsay will explore treatment options for this media. Her previous work and internship placements have included the Art Gallery of Ontario, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, City of Calgary Public Art Program, Provincial Archives of Alberta, Canadian Centre for Architecture/Centre Canadien d’Architecture, and the Textile Museum of Canada.

Research interests

Contemporary Art, Works of Art on Paper, Gel cleaning, Time-based Media