Lisa works as a paintings conservator at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT), Darwin. Holding a Master of Arts (Cultural Material Conservation) from the University of Melbourne, Lisa specialises in Australian paintings conservation in the tropics including bark paintings. MAGNT hosts the longest running Australian Indigenous Art Award known as the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Award (NATSIAA) Exhibition which Lisa has also been involved with preparing artworks for exhibition installation over many years.

Her interests include integrated pest management, ethical conservation inpainting practices, exhibitions conservation and researching paintings conservation in a historical and contemporary context within the Northern Territory. Recent endeavours include working with a local electrical engineer to make 3D printed alarm sensors.

Lisa continues educating the community about the importance of the conservation profession in Museums, Art Galleries and the broader community.

Lisa Nolan

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