Crawford Conservation, Inc. is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of fine art in Columbia and throughout the Southeast United States. Craig Crawford, Professional Associate, AIC, offers museum-quality easel and wall painting conservation services to museums, universities, and institutions throughout the Southeast. During the consultation process, you’ll gain valuable insight into the proper care of your artwork as well as a detailed examination of your pieces. Please contact Crawford Conservation, Inc. today to get started.
Crawford Conservation, Inc.’s Qualifications
Mr. Crawford is a professional associate of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. He has served in the field of conservation for over 30 years. During his tenure, he has participated in many high-profile projects, including the Brumidi Corridors in the National Capitol and the Ario Rios building in Washington D.C.
For pieces damaged in an accident, we specialize in:
- Smoke Damage
- Fire Damage
- Fire Restoration
- Water Damage
- Mold Remediation
In addition, Mr. Crawford has assisted in the restoration of wall paintings in the penthouse of the United States Department of the Interior as well as Ben Shahn’s Social Security murals. He has conserved important paintings for the collections at the South Carolina State Museum, the Columbia Museum of Art, the Huntsville Museum of Art, and the Historic New Orleans Collection.
He has also worked with leading experts in the field of friable plaster and mortar separation, and the treatment of canvas paintings. His canvas treatment expertise includes:
- Removal of Surface Grime
- Tear Mending
- Canvas Inserts
- Stretcher Repair
- Strip Lining
- Removal of surface grime, discolored varnish, and repaint
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The restoration/conservation of canvas and wall paintings requires a delicate hand and a carefully learned skillset. Only through years of study and training can a conservator deliver work that restores the original work to its original aesthetic and preserves it for future generations. Ensure the longevity and quality restoration of your artwork by choosing Crawford Conservation, Inc. Please contact us today to request your consultation.