Michael van Enter

Chief Conservator


Born in Cape Town, South Africa.

Graduated from the Johannesburg School for Art Ballet and Music, Visual Arts major.

As a conservator of Fine Art, I have specialized in monumental and 20th century sculpture.  My broad base of material experience has included a full range of metal objects, antiques and decorative architectural arts.  As a specialist in hot patina and patina matching of metals. I have had the privilege to work as a sub-contractor to art foundries of international acclaim.  It has also been my good fortune to work with some leading international artists such as Kenneth Snelson and world leading institutions like the Dallas Museum of Art, Nashar Sculpture Center and Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX.


I am a full time Professional Sculptor and Fine Arts Conservator from 1988 till Present.  I have been operating  as a Fine Arts Conservation Practitioner out of Dallas, TX.  since 1999


As a fine art conservation company, van Enter Studio originally specialized in monumental and 20th century mixed media sculpture.  Our broad base of sculptural materials experience has included traditional bronze, cast iron, exotic metal objects, antiques and decorative architectural arts.


We are Texas proud and privileged to be an integral part of the preservation of Dallas and the local preservation community.




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