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Anton William Rajer

Anton William Rajer, American conservator, educator. Certified conservator. Decorated President of Panama; recipient Ambassador Service award, State Department United States of America in Panama, 1997.

Background

  • Rajer, Anton William was born on February 25, 1952 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States. Son of William and Charlotte Rajer.

  • Education

    • Certified in language, University Paris, 1974. Bachelor, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1979. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1986.

    Career

    • Museum technical Kobler Arts Center, Sheboygan, 1969—1974. Conservation apprentice Milwaukee Conservators Art, 1975—1978. Associate conservator Nelson-Atkins Art Museum, Kansas City, Missouri, 1979—1984, State of Texas, Canyon, 1985—1987.

      Art instructor University Wisconsin, Madison, 1994—2003. Fulbright professor University Panama, Panama City, 2003—2004. Art conservator Fine Arts Conservation Services, Madison, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Certified conservator.

    Works

    • Author: Public Sculpture in Wisconsin, 1998, Rudy Rotter-Creative Genius, 1998, Roberto Lewis of Panama, 2004. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Volunteer Red Cross, Wisconsin, 2001, American Red Cross, New York City, 2001, Federal Emergency Management Agency, New York City, 2001. Advisory board Folk Art Society of America, Richmond, Virginia, since 1998. Board directors Friends of Fred Smith, Phillips, Wisconsin, since 1996, Historic Preservation Board, Madison, 1993—1995.

    Member of American Institute Conservators (associate).

    Connections

    • Married Christine Style.
    • father: William Rajer
    • mother: Charlotte Rajer
    • spouse: Christine Style.
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    Born February 25, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      University Paris
    • 1979
      University Wisconsin
    • 1986
      Harvard University
    • 1969 - 1974
      Museum technical Kobler Arts Center
      Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1975 - 1978
      conservation apprentice Milwaukee Conservators Art
    • 1979 - 1984
      associate, conservator Nelson-Atkins Art Museum
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1985 - 1987
      associate, conservator Nelson-Atkins Art Museum
      Canyon, Texas, United States
    • 1989
      art conservator Fine Arts Conservation Services
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1994 - 2003
      art instructor, University Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 2003 - 2004
      Fulbright professor, University Panama
      Panama City, Florida, United States
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