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Maria Isabel G. Beas

Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation
Madison, NJ
Maribel Beas completed her bachelor’s degree in architecture and urban planning at the Universidad Ricardo Palma in Lima, Peru in 1986. After working as an architect in Peru, she received a Master of Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania where she studied Historic Preservation and earned a Certificate in Conservation. Her other international training included a course in architectural conservation at the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) in Rome, Italy and preservation of earthen architectural heritage at the Centre International de la Construction en Terre (CRATerre) in Grenoble, France.Maribel has a passion for history, and she especially enjoys exploring the artifacts that different cultures have created and left for us through time. This appreciation for historic artifacts led her to an interest in the Preservation of Cultural Heritage especially related to vernacular architecture and the conservation of earthen constructions. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1992, Maribel worked in the southwestern United States, documenting and preparing conservation plans for historic adobe structures at Fort Davis and Fort Union, and in archaeological sites of homes and villages built by the Ancient Pueblo peoples or Anasazi tribe, including Mesa Verde and Casa Grande.  In the east coast, she has prepared conservation projects for Drayton Hall SC, Jefferson’s Poplar Forest VA and has worked as a preservation architect and architectural conservator in New Jersey, New York, and the Greater Philadelphia area.In her native Peru, Maribel founded Patrimonio Peru, a not-for-profit organization that received grants for the documentation and preservation of Colonial vernacular architecture in rural Peru from the Getty Foundation and the World Monuments Fund. Maribel has worked with conservation projects including 40 colonial churches in the Oyon Valley and the Iglesia de Nuestra Sra de Guadalupe in Pacasmayo, Trujillo. She has also participated in several Terra International Conferences and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the International Scientific Committee of Earthen Architectural Heritage (ISEAH) a Committee of ICOMOS international.
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Friday, June 1

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Saturday, June 2

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