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consultant , museum conservator

Alfred John Jakstas, museum conservator, consultant. Recipient IAFA award for outstanding achievement in conservation, 1992-1993. Fellow International Institute Conservation Museum Objects.

Background

Jakstas, Alfred John was born on October 30, 1916 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Walter John and Julia (Barkevich) Jakstas.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1938.

Career

Teaching fellow, Harvard University, 1943-1944;conservator, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 1943-1961;conservator paintings, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1961-1981;lecturer, consultant, since 1981. Cons. conservation Currier Gallery Art, Museum Art, Rhode Island School Design, Wadsworth Atheneum, Springfield Museum Fine Arts, Notre Dame Gallery, various colleges.

Membership

Fellow International Institute Conservation Museum Objects.

Connections

Married Valerie Jevaraus, October 11, 1942. Children: Janet, Julianne.

father:
Walter John Jakstas

mother:
Julia (Barkevich) Jakstas

spouse:
Valerie Jevaraus

child:
Janet Jakstas

child:
Julianne Jakstas