Kevin Wagner joined Conservation Solutions in August 2017 as a Conservation Technician. Kevin works closely with Conservators and other technicians during all phases of conservation treatment, assessment, and documentation. While at CSI, Kevin has worked on a variety of structures, objects, and materials, including metals and stone projects.
Kevin has a background in history, and graduated with an M.A. in Public History with an emphasis in museum and archival studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2015.
Prior to joining CSI, Kevin volunteered with the Library and Archives at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Here, Kevin performed on a variety of projects, which included digitizing photographic materials of Western Pennsylvania; completing metadata spreadsheets of the photographic materials; research; process, document, and catalog collection materials of new donated materials; create and update finding aids for the newly acquired materials; and create MARC and EAD records using oXygen XML editor software.
Some of Kevin’s key projects include:
- Russell Senate Building, Washington, DC (2018) Performed laser treatment cleaning of the window surrounds and pilaster capitals.
- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Building, Washington, DC (2017) Performed media blasting treatment of limestone in the lobbies and atriums.
- University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (2017) Applied hot wax followed by cold wax to two Thomas Jefferson statues.
- United States Capitol Building Stone Conservation, Washington, DC (2017) Performed consolidation treatment of the marble decorative elements.