Victorian Heritage Services Directory

Sabine Cotte Paintings Conservation

Materials Conservation

Sabine Cotte is a French-Australian private conservator, based in Melbourne (Australia) since 2001. she has more than 30 years experience in Paris (Musee du Louvre, Musee d’Orsay, Museum of Modern Art ) and Australia (National Gallery of Victoria, Ballarat Fine Arts Gallery, Geelong Gallery, Bendigo Art Gallery, art dealers and private collections). She holds conservation degrees from Institut National du Patrimoine (Paris), ICCROM (Rome) and a PhD from University of Melbourne, Australia, on the materials and techniques of contemporary artist Mirka Mora. She has led several workshops in the Himalayan region for UNESCO, ICCROM and private NGOs, focusing on training local people in conservation of thangkas (Tibetan scroll paintings), mural paintings and disaster recovery. She has published many articles and given many talks in professional journals and conferences. She is an Honorary Fellow of the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, a casual lecturer in the Masters of Cultural Materials Conservation and a tutor in the Masters of Curatorship, University of Melbourne. The studio offers condition reporting, preservation assessments, preventive conservation assessment and advice, and treatment on old and contemporary paintings.

Professional Affiliations / Qualifications

Sabine Cotte is a professional member of AICCM (Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Materials), a member and working group coordinator of ICOM-CC (International Council of Museums, Conservation Committee), a member of IIC (International Institute of Conservation ), of AAANZ (art Association of Australia and New Zealand) and of NAVA (national Association for the Visual Arts).

Grimwade Conservation Services

Grimwade Conservation Services

Grimwade Conservation Services The University of Melbourne’s Grimwade Conservation Services specialises in art and heritage conservation, materials analysis, conservation project management and training. Our large team of expert conservators deliver conservation works to built heritage as well as art and heritage collections. We offer sustainable solutions to built heritage conservation and scientific materials analysis of…

Conservation Studio Australia Pty Ltd

Conservation Studio Australia Pty Ltd

Our studio’s approach to the delivery of a project is holistic and collaborative, working closely with clients to understand their brief, enabling us to facilitate design, conservation and heritage services that address the specific needs of our clients and the heritage fabric.   We engage in applied conservation of heritage buildings providing our clients with highly…

BG&E

BG&E

Structural Engineering BG&E’s Chartered structural engineers are trained heritage practitioners, fully accredited as members of ICOMOS, and have graduate degrees in structural analysis of monuments and historical constructions. Our work on heritage buildings is guided by the Burra Charter (Australia) and the ICOMOS New Zealand Charter. The basis of our approach is the accurate characterisation…

Duratec Limited

Duratec Limited

Duratec has extensive experience in the remediation of heritage buildings and we apply a sympathetic approach to the works, mindful of the overarching principles of conservation, which depending on the project scope, will include a combination of rehabilitation, restoration and reconstruction. An essential aspect of successful heritage restoration is Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) – working…

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