Anne Apalnes Ørnhøi

  • Paintings Conservator

Phonenumber: +4793655942


  • Conservation

Anne Apalnes Ørnhøi is a paintings conservator NKF-N and researcher and has been employed at NIKU since 2008. Ørnhøi’s main areas of work are examination and condition assessment, conservation and restoration of paintings on canvas, panel, and metal, as well as polychrome sculpture (painted sculpture) and altarpieces.

At NIKU, she has been project manager for both private and public clients, including conservation projects under the Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage’s stave church program, Astrup Fearnley Museum, and for private owners. She has extensive experience in the conservation of distemper paint decorations and has researched, among other things, consolidants for treating distemper paint decorations and material use.

Ørnhøi has previously worked at both the Munch Museum and the National Museum of Art, Architecture, and Design. Ørnhøi holds a Cand.mag degree in Art History from the University of Oslo and completed a Master’s degree in Art Conservation at the University of Oslo in 2006, with her final semester completed at the National Museum of Art, Architecture, and Design.

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