Matthew Cushman starts as the Haitian Project Conservator of IPCH

March 1, 2014

Matthew Cushman joins IPCH from the Worcester Art Museum, in Worcester, MA, where he was the Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Paintings Conservation from 2010 – 2014. At Worcester, Mr. Cushman contributed to research on the cleaning, imaging, and monitoring of paintings as well the conservation treatment of works by Giovanni Lanfranco and Anthony van Dyck, among others. At IPCH, Matt’s work will focus on the treatment of fifteen portraits of Haitian rulers in the collection of the Yale Peabody Museum, training visiting conservation assistants from Haiti, and conducting research related to the Haitian Conservation project.