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May 2003 PACR Accreditation UKIC Paintings Conservator ACR.
First CPD JULY 2005)
Sept 1993- June 1995 MA Conservation of Fine Art, University of Northumbria at Newcastle.
Sept 1988 - June 1992 B.A. (Hons) Fine Art Drawing and Painting. Glasgow School of Art.


April 2004 – present  Set up Private Studio, Painting + Restoration Studio, Glasgow. Joined Conservation Register. Set up Picture Clinic at Glasgow studio. MuSIS on Act of the Union for National Archives of Scotland, King’s Inns Portraits (Dublin) in the Dinning Hall, Robert Sivells Murals, old Aberdeen Students Union, UNN Student Placements Glenseaton Cottage, Aberdeen, Daniel Cottier decorative interior re-installation. The Darnley Memorial, Royal Collection Trust. Phoebe Traquair Murals, Mansfield Place Church, Edinburgh.  Kelvingrove New Century Project, Glasgow. John Duncan Murals, Private Client, Edinburgh. Alexander Thomson Painted Interior, Glasgow. Private clients throughout Scotland.
Nov 1998 – March 2004 Historic Scotland, Stenhouse Conservation Centre, Edinburgh, (January 2000) Jacob de Wet Project for the Royal Collection Trust, William Delacour Panels for National Museums of Scotland, Architectural Paint Research – Laurieston House, Glasgow.
Aug 1998 – Nov 1998 The Italian Room, Prestonfield House Hotel, Edinburgh, The Norrie Brothers Panels with William Kay from Simpson and Brown Architects.
Jan 1998 - July 1998 Senior Conservator, International Fine Art Conservation Studio, Bristol.
Jan 1997 Oslo Domekirk (Cathedral) Project, Norway, Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage and Research (NIKU).
October 1995 Museum and Galleries Commission Intern at the paintings conservation department of the National Museums and Galleries of Wales. (St. Fagan’s Stores Project & Melchior d’

Hondecoeter Painting – Birds in a Garden.)

1994 -1995 Tate Gallery, onsite preventive conservation and documentation of the Gorst road stores collection. Work experience placement at The National Galleries of Scotland, Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, with assistance from the June Baker Trust. Work experience placement at Burt Hall, University of Northumbria at Newcastle. Work experience placement at Knowsley House. Work experience placement at

the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.



Member ICON, ICOM-CC, Conservation Register.
July 2006 – Feb 2007 Vice Chair ICON Scotland Group
April 2006 Chair ICON Scotland Group
May 2005 – 2006 Apr Vice- Chair ICON Scotland Group
Mar 1998  – 2005 May Paintings Section Committee Member UKIC (Now ICON

Further information can be found at:

Brian McLaughlin BA (Hons) MA ACR-Painting + Restoration Studio

WASPS STUDIO 108, 77 Hanson Street, Glasgow, G31 2HF.

Tel: 0141 551 8401 Email: