IIC Austria Board of Trustees

Dipl. –Rest. Christina Schaaf-Fundneider
Amt der NÖ Landesregierung, Abteilung für Kunst und Kultur, Sammlungszentrum, St. Pölten

Vice chair:
Mag. Carine Gengler

Dipl.-Rest. Franka Bindernagel, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

Vice Secretary-general
Mag. Art. Magdalena Schindler, freelance conservator, Vienna

Magdalena Schindler studied conservation-restoration of mural paintings and architectural surfaces at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. Since 2012 she is working as a self-employed restorer (in this field) and currently also as a lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. Furthermore she took the role of the Vice Secretary-General for the IIC Austria in 2014.

Mag.art. Maria Brand, freelance conservator, Vienna

Maria Brand studied conservation-restauration of “Mural Paintings and Architectural Surfaces” at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna.
Since 2011 she has been self-employed as restorer in this area working in a team of dedicated colleagues. Their aim is to preserve cultural goods on a long-term basis and mediate the historic and artistic relevance thereof.
In June 2015 Maria took on the role of accountant for IIC Austria.

Deputy Treasurer:
Mag.art. Alexandra Sagmeister, freelance conservator, Vienna

Alexandra Sagmeister studied conservation-restoration of “Mural Paintings and Architectural Surfaces” at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna.Since 2009 she has been self-employed as conservator in this area.
Her social and work life is based in Vienna -though often moved to other parts of Austria due to the immobility of the objects she works on. In June 2015 Alexandra took on the role of accountant assistant for IIC Austria.

Dipl.-Rest. Franziska Butze-Rios, Center for Museum Collections Management, Danube University Krems

Editorial Managment:
Mag. Anne Biber

Anne Biber studied Conservation and Restoration at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. She is specialized in the conservation of modern materials and preventive conservation. After her graduation in 2012, she worked as objects conservator at Wien Museum and as freelance conservator in Vienna. Currently she operates as consultant for preventive conservation for the Museum Retz (project “Qualitätsoffensive Museumsdepots”) and as scientific assistant of the Collections Department of Vienna Technical Museum.

Dipl.Rest. Marlene Sprenger, Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum Innsbruck
Dipl. Ing. Martina Griesser, PhD, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Advisory Board of Trustees

Univ.Doz. Manfred Koller, PhD
Univ.Prof. Gabriela Krist, PhD
Univ.Prof. Mag. Gerda Kaltenbrunner
Martina Griesser-Stermschegg, PhD