Public Art Conservation · Project Management · Curation · Concept Development

IMG_4162.JPG by John Waldron

ShowDown by Chris Beecroft (1989)

CONSERVATION PROJECT - June 2017
Brisbane City Council Public Art Collection - PA No: PA 403
Location: Corner Melaleuca Drive and Bicentennial Road, Boondall, BRISBANE

Conservation Work: Assessed the artwork at height to inspect for corrosion and structural stability; Pressure cleaned the sculpture; Soda Blast the corroded areas;  Re coated and stabilised the corroded areas using a tinted Industrial Coating; Repair the cracked concrete with concrete filler and a concrete paint

 

IMG_1968.jpg by John Waldron

Surge By Adrian Davis & Lubi Thomas (2007)

CONSERVATION PROJECT - June 2017
Brisbane City Council Public Art Collection - PA No: PA 499
Location: Corner Cliff Street & Flinders Parade, Sandgate, BRISBANE

Conservation Work: Replicated rotted timber sections using recycled Turpentine (Syncarpia Glomulifera) Hardwood; treated rotting and fungal affected wood to ensure that no further timber sections are lost; apply marine grade timber coating to provide protection from moisture; polish stainless steel and replicate missing metal sections.

 

IMG_4133.JPG by John Waldron

Beacon, Marion Hoad (1996)

 

CONSERVATION PROJECT - June 2017
Brisbane City Council Public Art Collection - PA No: PA 432
Location: ‘Lovers’ Walk’ Sandgate/Shorncliffe Foreshore, BRISBANE

Conservation Work: Cleaned artwork; Assessed areas of the work for structural stability and repair cracked welds; Electropolish the stainless steel

IMG_2891.JPG by John Waldron

Whale Tails by Roman Novak

CONSERVATION PROJECT - June 2017
Brisbane City Council Public Art Collection - PA No: PA 406
Location: ‘Lovers’ Walk’ Sandgate/Shorncliffe Foreshore, BRISBANE

Conservation Work: Removed the Stainless Steel forms for polishing; Electropolished the stainless steel; Treated the timber affected by rot; Reinstated the copper capping and stainless steel forms; Replaced any missing or worn fixtures