Painting Conservator to Speak

Posted on 10/20/2016 10:17:47 AM

Michael Mosorjak Infilling missing paint Michael Mosorjak, a painting conservator, will present a lecture in the University Museum, Sutton Hall on Thursday, October 27, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free.

Mosorjak has been instrumental in restoring the works on canvas from the University Museum’s Milton Bancroft Collection, currently on exhibit in “Gilded Age to Great War: Milton Bancroft and His Art” through October 29 in the University Museum. In the lecture, which is free and open to the public, Mosorjak will explain how he restored paintings which had suffered damage after years in storage.

Mosorjak’s business, Painting Conservation Laboratory, is located in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. In addition to the University Museum, his clients have included the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, and various collections at Penn State University as well as numerous private clients. He has a BFA from Boston University and an MFA in art conservation from Dominican University, and he has studied in Rome.

Admission to the lecture and exhibit is free. Regular museum hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 2:00–6:30 pm; Thursday noon–7:30 pm; Saturday noon–4:00 pm.

Please contact Leslie Kluchurosky at 724-357-2397 for more information.