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Upcoming Classes On Caring for Wet / Moldy Paintings on Canvas or Wood


On Friday, December 14, conservator Rustin Levenson will give two free seminar/demonstrations on caring for wet/moldy paintings on canvas or wood.  Artists and collectors can bring one (preferably small) painting. Limited supplies will be available, along with a supply list, website list, and printed instructions.  The first seminar will be from 10-12 PM on Friday, December 14 at Parsons, New School for Design, The location is Room 1618, 79 Fifth Avenue.


The second will be from 3-5 at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.  It will be classroom 001 in the basement of South Hall.


To sign up, or with questions about the seminar, email


Rustin Levenson graduated with a degree in Art History from Wellesley College and was trained in conservation at Harvard University’s Fogg Art Museum. She worked on the conservation staff of the National Gallery of Canada and the Metropolitan Museum of Art before opening Rustin Levenson Art Conservation, with studios in Miami, Florida and New York, New York.  After Hurricane Andrew in Miami she rescued over 5000 works of art.