Hurray for NEDCC's 2012 Summer Interns!
NEDCC is thrilled to host four summer interns this year who have a wide variety
It is always
so encouraging to work with the next generation of stewards of our
collections. We are inspired by their dedication and accomplishments!
Halaina Demba is in the Art Conservation graduate program at Buffalo State College where her focus is Paper Conservation. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Mount Holyoke College in 2008, with a concentration in Art History and Studio Art. Halaina is completing summer internships in paper conservation at the American Antiquarian Society (Worcester, MA) and at NEDCC, supported by a grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. At NEDCC, she is working with Assistant Conservator Claire Grund on various projects in the Paper Conservation Lab.
Moya Dumville recently completed the Master of Art Conservation program with a specialization in Books and Paper at Queen’s University, in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and studied Chemistry at the University of Prince Edward Island, in her hometown of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. She has previously worked as a project manager, market analyst and managed an art gallery. She is currently interning in the paper lab at NEDCC working on a variety of projects, including etchings, lithographs, maps, and ink drawings.
|Sarah Helm is a student at the University of Michigan, School of Information, in the Master of Science in Information program. She holds a Master of Art in Museum Studies from New York University and a B.A. in History and Religious Studies from The University of South Florida in Tampa. She is currently working with the Preservation Services department to research important topics pertaining to digital preservation for a new series of NEDCC Preservation Leaflets, as well as other digital preservation programs and services. The topics have included digital storage environments, digital preservation and copyright, acquiring born digital materials, and selection criteria for digitization. |
|Tim Tiebout is a Biomedical Photographic Communications Major at the Rochester Institute of Technology, School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, with a concentration in High Magnification Imaging. He is pursuing minors in Applied Imaging Systems, History, and Philosophy. Tim is working in NEDCC’s Digital Imaging Studio this summer, developing his skills in high resolution imaging of oversized objects, color management, post processing, and proper handling of rare/fragile objects. (For more information about Tim, visit www.timtiebout.com.)|