Rosa Lowinger

President and Chief Conservator Art and Architecture @ RLA Conservation of Art + Architecture, Inc

Ms. Rosa Lowinger is a Fellow of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, and holds an M.A. in art history and conservation from New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts. With a focus in modern and contemporary sculpture, architecture, and public art, Ms. Lowinger has been in private practice in Los Angeles since 1988, serving such clients as the Broad Art Foundation, the Metropolitan Transit Authority Gold Line to Pasadena, the Hawaii State Foundation for Culture and the Arts, and the cities of Los Angeles, San Jose, Ventura, Santa Monica, Inglewood, Santa Fe Springs, and Honolulu. Ms. Lowinger lectures and publishes frequently on conservation topics related to modern and contemporary sculpture and architecture (see a partial list of publications), and in 2009 was awarded the prestigious Rome Prize in Conservation at the American Academy in Rome for research into the history of vandalism. She is the author of "Tropicana Nights: The Life and Times of the Legendary Cuban Nightclub," and a founding contributor to the award-winning art-and-culture blog Rosa is particularly passionate about maintenance of the built heritage of Cuba, her country of birth, and actively seeks to promote international interest in its preservation.