Dip. Design and Process Organisation, Germany
Guild Commended Framer, Fine Art Trade Guild, UK
Jochen joined ICS in December 2018. He has an extensive background in conservation picture framing and in Sydney trained as a specialist framer at The Framing School. Jochen ran his own business as a conservation framer for over 15 years, working closely with conservators and heritage professionals to provide framing services for major Sydney collecting institutions.
In his role as Conservation Technician and Frames Specialist, Jochen assists with conservation projects across the company, with a focus on project in our Paintings, Paper, Textiles and Furniture Departments. He also carries out specialist framing work, including preparation of estimates, hinging and mounting of artworks, and assisting in the conservation treatment of frames.
Jochen’s project highlights to date include the replication and re-attachment of broken elements on a Venetian glass mirror, regilding areas of loss on a Gilt ceiling at St James Church, organising and overseeing the safe removal and transportation of large scale metal signs from Sydney’s Museum train station, and supporting their subsequent treatment and mounting.