FAC Museum | Outdoor Sculpture Conservation
A behind-the-scenes look at conservation practices for outdoor sculptures. See and hear how FAC Registrar, Robyn Haynie and Exhibition Designer/Preparator Manager, Jonathan Dankenbring conserve the sculptures in the FAC’s outdoor sculpture garden.
Jonathan Dankenbring grew up in Kansas City and attended the Kansas City Art Institute, graduating in 2004 with a BFA in Painting. In 2006, he continued his studies at Indiana University, earning an MFA in Sculpture in 2009. During his time at IU, Jonathan taught courses in Drawing and 3-D Design. In 2015 he moved to Colorado Springs. He has taught 2-D Fundamentals at UCCS and is currently the Exhibition Designer / Preparator Manager at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. Jonathan’s studio practice focuses on ideological information buried within culturally significant objects. His approach to image making is informed by an interest in anthropological methodologies and specifically how iconography is used for political power. He is represented by exhibitions 2d in Marfa, Texas. His work is included in private collections and exhibited in galleries throughout the nation.
Robyn Haynie became the Museum Registrar for the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College in 2019 and is responsible for coordinating collections care at the FAC. Prior to moving to Colorado Springs, Robyn was the Assistant Director for Collections and Exhibitions at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Robyn received the Utah Museums Association 2018 Rising Professional Award and completed the Getty Leadership Institute’s NextGen 2019 program. She holds a BA in Egyptology from Brown University, an MA in Principles of Conservation from University College London, and an MSc. in Conservation for Archaeology and Museums from University College London.