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Carolyn Carta

Getty Conservation Institute
Research Lab Assistant
Santa Monica, CA
Carolyn Carta joined the GCI in 2016 as a research lab assistant to lead scientific studies as part of the GCI's collaborative research project with the Disney Animation Research Library. She graduated in 2011 with a BA in art history, studio art, and chemistry from Trinity College and in 2014 received her MS in chemistry from the College of William and Mary. She has held internships at both the Wadsworth Atheneum and the National Gallery of Art. She is currently working on her PhD in materials science and engineering at the University of California Los Angeles. Her research focus is on the chemical and physical behavior of polymers used in adhesives, plastics, paints, and mixed media.
Tuesday, May 29
 

3:30pm

 
Wednesday, May 30
 

7:30pm

 
Thursday, May 31
 

9:00am

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:00pm

4:00pm

4:30pm

5:00pm

6:30pm

 
Friday, June 1
 

8:30am

9:00am

10:30am

11:00am

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:30pm

01. (Research and Technical Studies) An American Icon in Plastic: The Technical Analysis, Study, & Treatment of a Early Edition 1959 Barbie Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Odile Madden • Morgan L Burgess • Marci Jefcoat Burton • David Hunt • Ellen Pearlstein 02. (Objects) Electroplated silver during a re-lacquering campaign at Winterthur: treatment and analytical insights Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Tia Polidori • Katelyn Rovito • Rosie Grayburn 05. (Objects) Preserving the Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Leatherface Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Morgan L Burgess • Olivia Primanis 08. (Collection Care) Mercuric Chloride Reduction on Feathers Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Stephanie Cashman • Dr. Aaron Shugar 13. (Research and Technical Studies) Sticking with it: Following up on HSC’s effort to develop a user-driven adhesives database Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Andrea KI Hall • Andrea KI Hall • Molly McGath • Dr. Patricia McGuiggan 14. (Research and Technical Studies) Gamma Radiation of Cultural Heritage in Disaster Response Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Molly McGath • Jenn Foltz Cruickshank • Andrea KI Hall • Dr. Patricia McGuiggan 22. (Collection Care) Nothing is Ever Simple: A Case Study in Flexible Project Management for Archives Conservation Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Alexander Bero 27. (Research and Technical Studies) The Permeation of Vapors through Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) films Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Dr. Patricia McGuiggan • Andrea KI Hall • Molly McGath • Bill Minter 28. (Architecture) Art or Awful: The Preservation and Conservation of Graffiti Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Stephanie M. Hoagland-[PA] 31. (Research and Technical Studies) Degradation makers of cellulose acetate during aging Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Liu Liu • Lukasz Bratasz 35. (Research and Technical Studies) Optimizing Paint Cross-Section Preparation for Modern and Contemporary Art: A Case Study Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Jia-sun Tsang • Stephanie Barnes • Elle D Friedberg • Thomas Lam

4:00pm

4:30pm

5:00pm

7:30pm

 
Saturday, June 2
 

10:30am

11:00am

11:30am

2:30pm

3:00pm

3:30pm

4:00pm