Hope La Farge

Hope La Farge graduated from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, earning a Bachelor of Fine Art with a minor in art history. She is currently working towards entering a graduate program for art conservation specializing in archaeological artifacts. Her professional interests combine her love of visual art and science. She believes that art conservation has an immense potential to influence generations by creating new experiences, educational opportunities, and creating supportive communities.

This summer she is working with Daniel Rowlands in the chemistry department at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, examining various applications of spectroscopic analysis in order to differentiate ivory samples through conservation science. During her downtime, she enjoys backpacking, hiking, climbing, biking, snowboarding, skiing, traveling, baking bread, brewing beer, cooking, gardening, and making art.