Conservator Restorer of Cultural Heritage
Address: Via degli Orti Oricellari 3, 50123, Florence, Italy Telephone number: +39 3342493278
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Nationality: Italian & Peruvian
Sep. 2012 to present SANTA CROCE, main chapel, Florence.
Restoration of the 14th Century wall paintings of the zoccalo of the main Chapel of Santa Croce.
Work undertaken under the supervision of the OPIFICIO DELLE PIETRE DURE (conservation and restoration institute).
January – June 2012 MALI (Museo de Arte de Lima), Lima (Perú).
Asistant Restorer of the Museum’s Conservation and Restoration Laboratories.
Ago. 2011 – Oct. 2011 ARCHBISHOPRIC OF CUSCO, Cusco (Perú).
Taking part in the restoration of a late 17th Century oil on canvas from the Cathedral of cusquenian school representing “Saint Isidore the Farmer and scenes of his life”.
Apr. 2010 – June 2011 SANTA CROCE ,Florence.
Restoration of a detached 14th Century wall painting in the southern cloister of the church.
Work undertaken under the supervision of the OPIFICIO DELLE PIETRE DURE).
June 2011 Private House,Florence.
Restoration of a ceiling decorated with 19th century wall paintings.
Feb. – June 2011 Private House, Signa (ProvinceofFlorence).
Restoration (retouch) of 19th Century wall paintings;
Decoration of a ceiling with four portraits in the 19th Century Florentine style.
Jan. – March 2011 ASSOCIAZIONE BASTIONI (conservation and restoration non-profit association),Florence.
Restoration of a 16th Century oil painting on a copper plate representing the “Beheading of Saint Paul”, private collection.
May 2011 VILLA LA PIETRA, “Ruins Room”,Florence (NYU-owned villa, Lord H. Acton’s collection display).
Restoration (grouting and retouching) of 18th Century wall paintings.
In collaboration with Daniela Murphy Corella, ACR and President of the Associazione Bastioni.
Sep 2010 - May 2011 ASSOCIAZIONE BASTIONI,Florence.
Guided tours for English-speaking visitors of Associazione Bastioni’s Conservation and Restoration Laboratory.
July 2010 VILLA DI CASTELPULCI, Scandicci (Province of Florence).
Uncovering and restoration of 19th Century wall paintings.
In collaboration with Maria Immacolata Lanza, decorator.
Jan. 2010 – April 2010 OPICIFIO DELLE PETRE DURE,Florence.
Involved in: restoration (survey, mapping and retouching) of 14th Century wall paintings of the Cenacle of the Military Geographic Institute (IGM); research project on chemical and mechanical cleaning techniques for wall paintings in the Laboratory of the Opificio delle Pietre Dure (Fortezza da Basso); restoration (cleaning) of 15th Century wall paintings in the former convent of Santa Verdiana’s chapel (now Faculty of Architecture of the University of Florence).
Sept. 2008 – Jan. 2009 STUDIO ART CENTERS INTERNATIONAL-SACI (art and restoration institute),
Assistant teacher (part-time).
Course: The conservation and protection of works of art.
2006 – 2009 SANTA CROCE (main chapel; Rinuccini chapel) and PALAZZO PITTI (Mars Hall, Allori’s Loggetta), Florence.
Restoration of 14th Century wall paintings in the main Chapel of Santa Croce and of 17th Century wall paintings and stuccoes in the Mars hall of Palazzo Pitti. Emergency cleaning of 16th Century wall paintings on the ceiling of Allori’s Loggetta. Survey and mapping of 14th Century wall paintings in the Rinuccini chapel of Santa Croce (works undertaken under supervision as part of my apprenticeship).
July 2007 ARCUMEGGIA,province ofVarese,Northern Italy.
Restoration of 19th and 20th Century wall paintings which involved censing and emergency repairs of open-air wall paintings (works undertaken under supervision as part of my apprenticeship).
July 2006 CASTLE OF QUART, Aosta,Northern Italy.
Uncovering late 13th century wall paintings within the main tower of the castle and cleaning tests (works undertaken under supervision as part of my apprenticeship).
Jan. – May 2011 ASSOCIAZIONE BASTIONI,Florence.
Course of easel-painting restoration (mainly canvasses and metal plates).
Under the supervision of Daniela Muirphy Corella.
Jan. – May 2011 FINE ARTS HIGH SCHOOL,Florence.
Course on Ancient Painting Techniques: trompe l'œil, marble / precious-stone imitation.
Jan. 2006 – Dec. 2009 OPICIFIO DELLE PETRE DURE,Florence.
Conservation and Restoration of Wall Paintings and Stuccoes.
Final mark: 110 out of 110.
Thesis: Different methods used in the 19th Century for the removal of wall paintings: Giovanni Secco Suardo and the peeling in Lombardy, Gaetano Bianchi and the detachment in Florence. Two practical illustrations.
Sept. 2001 – Jan. 2005 MACERATAUNIVERSITY,Macerata,Italy.
Final mark: Cum laude.
Faculty: Modern Literature and Fine Arts.
Thesis: Pietro da Cortona and Ferdinando II de’ Medici: his decoration in the Pitti Palace: the poetics, style, techniques.
Sept. 1995 – July 1998 EUGENIOMONTALEHIGH SCHOOL,São Paolo,Brazil.
A-level equivalent in Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Latin, Literature, Philosophy, History, History of Art and Geography.
2010 Private teacher of English inFlorence.
April – March 2010 Italian-Spanish-English translator at the Fiera dell’Artigianato inFlorence.
2002 – 2006 Private teacher of English and Spanish in Fermo (provinceof Ascoli Piceno) and Florence.
2003 Call-centre operator for “Ingenia Srl”, polling on public-service quality.
2002 English teacher at COOPS (State Police Study Centre) in Fermo (provinceofAscoli Piceno).
July 2000 English teacher in a private volunteer venture inBudapest(Hungary).
Fluent in English, Italian, Spanish & Portuguese.
Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photo Shop CS3, Paint Shop Pro, Autocad 2007, Word, Power Point, Excel,
Going to museums, ballets, concerts of classical music and opera; reading especially history books, art books and novels;
skiing and horse riding; cooking any sort of Italian and exotic food, but mostly cakes and desserts.
Opificio delle Pietre Dure,
Director of Wall Paintings and Stuccoes Department,
Viale Strozzi 1, Fortezza da Basso 50125 - Florence (Italy),
Telephone number: +39 05526511
Opficio delle Pietre Dure
Technical Head of Wall Paintings and Stuccoes Department,
Viale Strozzi 1, Fortezza da Basso 50125 - Florence (Italy),
Telephone number: +39 3314177176
DANIELA MURPHY CORELLA
ACR, President of Associazione Bastioni,
Via di San Niccolò 93R 50125 – Florence (Italy),
Telephone number: +39 3394445965