As you know, gallery owner Suzy McGrane-Hop, is a Certified Member (CAPP) with the International Society of Appraisers and the yearly conference for Fine Arts is coming up! This year, for the first time, the gallery will be closed to the public because both Suzy AND Lauren (Gallery Director) will be attending! more details below.
Gallery will be closed March 13-18, 2023 Open regular business hours March 20th. Art purchases can still be made on our website--shipping and pickup resumes 03/21.
Since the beginning of 2023, Lauren has been studying to become a personal property appraiser, though she's been assisting in the background for some time! Future focus still to come pending official credentialing, but we're looking forward to having special knowledge in studio ceramics added to our Fine Art appraisals.
Additionally, we're taking a pre-conference specialty course at Rice University. Printing Methods and Conservation in the Print Studio: which is a hands-on, in-depth study of the creation of fine prints on paper to the science of conservation or restoration processes through the lead of the creators and conservators.
Conservation, preservation, and restoration have always been incredibly important to us at Gilded Pear, and we continue to invest in keeping our services up-to-date with the latest methods and technologies. Follow along with our conference travels on Instagram @gildedpeargallery.