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Katrina Rush

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Katrina Rush is a paintings conservator at the Art Institute of Chicago, where she cares for work in the Modern and Contemporary Art collection. She has worked and trained in the field for more than 17 years developing diverse treatment techniques for paintings, and she holds degrees in studio art and chemistry as well as an MA and a certificate of advanced study in art conservation.

Katrina has coordinated two international symposia related to technical research on artists’ materials and methods and has published multiple scholarly papers, including studies of works by Giorgio de Chirico, René Magritte, and Henri Rousseau. She continually seeks new ways to present research, as she believes this to be an essential part of conservation.

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