Conservation

Here you can find all employees in NIKU, click on the arrow to sort by category and click on the name for more information.

    Last name     First name     Position     Department     City     Phone     Mobile
BergDagheidPaintings conservatorConservationOslo23355213 41540086

Dagheid BergPaintings conservator

Phone: 23355213 Mobile: 41540086

Biography
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HeggenhougenBritPaintings conservatorConservationOslo2335503541464571

Brit HeggenhougenPaintings conservator

Phone: 23355035Mobile: 41464571

Biography
Brit Heggenhougen is a paintings conservator and has worked at NIKU since 1996.

Her main tasks include: Architectural paint research, conservation and restoration of wallpaper (both canvas and paper), polychrome sculpture and wall paintings, and decoration on walls.

At NIKU Heggenhougen has been project manager for a number of projects, amongst others, the restoration of a painted canvas wall-hanging dated to 1770 at Stend manor and the restoration of wallpaper dated to 1780 at Loftesnes manor.

Heggenhougen graduated as a cabinetmaker in 1977, and worked as a carpenter in a private workshop for three years.  She has studied art history and ethnology at the University of Bergen. Heggenhougen was trained as a paintings conservator at the Directorate for Cultural Heritage (1985-1992 ).
02.07.2015
HoleEllenConservationOslo9367954093679540

Ellen Hole

Phone: 93679540Mobile: 93679540

Biography
JernæsNina KjølsenActing Head of Department / Paintings conservatorConservationOslo2335525241411353

Nina Kjølsen JernæsActing Head of Department / Paintings conservator

Phone: 23355252Mobile: 41411353

Biography
Nina Kjølsen Jernæs is a paintings conservator NKF-N and has worked at NIKU since 2008.

Jernæs’ main areas of work are examination, condition assessment, and conservation of paintings on canvas, panel, and polychrome sculpture, with focus on art and interiors in churches. At NIKU Jernæs has been project manager for a number of projects of variable size. Jernæs most often works on projects where the employers are the Directorate for Cultural Heritage or private owners.

Jernæs received a master degree in art conservation from the University in Oslo in 2008. The last semester was undertaken at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.
Within her MA study and in later works Jernæs has focused on paintings with the motif “The Passion Clock”, a Scandinavian 18th century phenomenon that is found in a number of churches and in private collections.

26.11.2015

KaunSusanneConservatorConservationOslo2335504646921158

Susanne KaunConservator

Phone: 23355046Mobile: 46921158

Biography
Susanne Kaun is a conservator of murals and architectural polychromies.

Her areas of work are architectural paint research as well as the conservation and restoration of wall paintings and decorations on walls. She is an advisor on the issues related to plaster work and surface treatment/paint. In addition, she has specialized in the application of handheld XRF-analysis and digital documentation.

Kaun has previously worked as a freelancer in the field of conservation and restoration of wall paintings in Germany, Austria and Norway.  

Kaun completed an apprenticeship as painter in Germany (1994) before she graduated as conservator in 2003 at the University of Applied Science Potsdam (Germany) in the field of conservation and restoration of wall paintings and polychrome architectural surfaces.

06.11.2014
KemptonHanne MoltubakkPaintings conservatorConservationOslo2335503492831416

Hanne Moltubakk KemptonPaintings conservator

Phone: 23355034Mobile: 92831416

Biography
Hanne Moltubakk Kempton is paintings conservator at NIKU.

Her field of work is condition assessment and treatment of paintings, polychrome sculpture, monumental art/church art and other painted surfaces. She has experience with analytical techniques for identification of pigments and binding media in paint. She is involved in NIKUs project on x-ray fluorescence (handheld XRF instrument).

Previously she has worked as paintings conservator at Mauritshuis in the Hague (2008), at the Munch Museum (2008) and at the University of Oslo, where she worked with Edvard Munchs monumental paintings in the festival hall (2009-2010).

Kempton has a Master degree in paintings conservation from the University of Oslo (2000-2008).

02.07.2015
MathesonIngridPaintings conservatorConservationOslo2335500992884501

Ingrid MathesonPaintings conservator

Phone: 23355009Mobile: 92884501

Biography
Ingrid Grytdal Matheson is a paintings conservator at NIKU.

Her main field of work includes condition surveys as well as conservation and restoration work on paintings on canvas or wood. She has broad experience with the conservation of both large scale and easel paintings, ranging from 16th century to contemporary art. In recent years she has been engaged in projects related to public art management. At NIKU she has been project manager for a number of projects.

Matheson has previously worked as a paintings conservator at the National Museum of Art (2002-2003) and the Munch Museum (2004-2007). She has a Degree in Conservation from the University of Oslo (2000 – 2003).
MengshoelKarenPaintings ConservatorConservationOslo2335521441518639

Karen MengshoelPaintings Conservator

Phone: 23355214Mobile: 41518639

Biography
Karen Mengshoel is a paintings conservator at NIKU.

Her main areas of interest are investigations, condition assessment and conservation of painted surfaces on panel and canvas.

She has previously worked at The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History (2007), The Munch/Stenersen Museum (2007-2008), and at the University of Oslo, where she carried out analyses, documentation and conservation treatment on the Aula frieze by Edvard Munch (2008-2011).

Mengshoel has a BA in Cultural- and Social studies, and completed her MA in paintings conservation from The University of Oslo with an internship at the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire in Geneva.

26.11.2015

OlstadTone MarieResearcher / Paintings conservatorConservationOslo23355026

Tone Marie OlstadResearcher / Paintings conservator

Phone: 23355026Mobile:

Biography
Tone Marie Olstad is a senior paintings conservator and researcher. She has been employed in NIKU since 1994. Her main work areas are climate and ecclesiastical art, condition assessments, architectural paint research and international collaboration. Between 1994 and 2010 she was, together with representatives from NTNU and the Directorate for Cultural Heritage, responsible for The International Course on Wood Conservation Technology. She was a member of the steering committee of the Cost Action Wood science for Conservation of Cultural Heritage between 2007 and 2011 (COST-action IE0601), and is at present taking part in work within CEN TC 346, which is  developing European  standards within  the conservation of cultural heritage.

Olstad workeded as a paintings conservator at the Directorate for Cultural Heritage (1985-1994). She  has worked as chief executive officer at the ABM-utvikling /NMU (a governmental centre for archives, libraries and museums) now a part of Arts Council, Norway (1999) and held the position as head of conservation section at the Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo (2004-2006).

Olstad holds a craft certificate as cabinet maker, and studied art history at the University of Oslo before taking her diploma as paintings conservator in 1985.

02.07.2015
SpaarschuhChristinaPaintings conservatorConservationOslo2335506647994790

Christina SpaarschuhPaintings conservator

Phone: 23355066Mobile: 47994790

Biography
Christina Spaarschuh works as a paintings conservator at Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research and holds a Diploma-degree in conservation, art technology and conservation science from the Technical University in Munich. Her main field of work includes condition surveys; conservation and restoration work on paintings on canvas or wood.

Spaarschuh has broad experience with the conservation of large scale paintings such as Kai Fjell’s monumental decorations at the former Oslo airport in Fornebu, but also church art from the renaissance and baroque periods. In recent years she has been engaged in projects related to public art management. Currently she is working on a research project on “The Use and Preservation of Public Art in Oslo’s Schools” which connects her background as a conservator with perspectives within cultural heritage management, cultural politics and art mediation. She also has experience with x-radiography of artworks.

Spaarschuh previously worked as a freelancer in the field of paintings and polychrome sculpture conservation in Munich, Germany.

06.11.2014

VerweijEdwinPaintings conservatorConservationOslo23355042

Edwin VerweijPaintings conservator

Phone: 23355042Mobile:

Biography
Edwin Verweij is an architectural paint researcher and conservator.

He examines historical interiors, executes condition reports and advises on conservation related subjects dealing with painted surfaces within building conservation.

His main areas of expertise are decoration methods and technics used in Norway and abroad, especially from the 18th century, with an emphasis on historical colour schemes and the analyses of the materials used.

He was self-employed from 1998 and worked on several projects within the field of architectural paint research and conservation in The Netherland, Denmark, Sweden and Germany. He has a degree in museology (1990) and conservation of paintings, painted objects and historical interiors (1998) in The Netherlands.

He works at NIKU since 2007 and as is currently an assistant coordinator for the working group Sculpture, Polychromy and Architectural Decoration of ICOM - Committee for Conservation.

06.11.2014
WedvikBarbroPaintings conservatorConservationOslo2335502497790789

Barbro WedvikPaintings conservator

Phone: 23355024Mobile: 97790789

Biography

 

ØrnhøiAnne ApalnesPaintings conservatorConservationOslo2335505093655942

Anne Apalnes ØrnhøiPaintings conservator

Phone: 23355050Mobile: 93655942

Biography
Anne Apalnes Ørnhøi is a paintings conservator NKF-N and has worked at NIKU since 2008.

Ørnhøis main areas of work are examination, condition assessment, and conservation of paintings on canvas, panel and metal, in addition to polychrome sculpture and modern art. At NIKU Ørnhøi has been project manager for a number of projects for, amongst others, The Astrup Fearnley Museum, Directorate for Cultural Heritage and private owners.

Ørnhøi has previously worked as a paintings conservator at the Munch Museum (2007). Ørnhøi received a master degree in art conservation from the University in Oslo in 2006.

06.11.2014