ARCHIVAL CONSULTING


JLB Archival is an advisory that provides consulting for archive and information management projects with a focus on art, architecture, and design collections.

JLB Archival specializes in extant or active studio collections, private collections, and institutionally based special collections—providing the following services:

+ Archive and collection appraisal and assessment
+ Physical arrangement strategy
+ Physical preservation measures
+ Storage and rehousing of collections
+ Digital imaging best practices
+ Digital preservation strategy
+ Digital asset management systems
+ Data management and protection
+ Copyright and permissions (rights & reproductions)
+ Foundation or estate planning; obtaining 501(c)(3) status
+ Preparations for institutional accessions

Janine is also available to lead workshops or presentations on establishing and managing artist archives and best practices for art/project documentation.

For inquiries please email: JLB[dot]Archival[at]gmail[dot]com

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JLB Archival is led by Janine Biunno—an archivist with 15 years of experience managing art, architecture, and design based collections. She has worked at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the MIT List Visual Arts Center, and was previously the Director of Archives, Publications and Exhibitions for architect Steven Holl from 2008-2015. Since 2015, Janine has worked as the Head of Archives at the Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, New York, where she most notably managed the full digitization of the museum's archives and integration of its publicly accessible CollectiveAccess database (located at archive.noguchi.org).

Janine holds a BFA in Fine Art from Carnegie Mellon University with minors in History, Photography & Digital Imaging, an MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at Tufts University, a graduate certificate in Museum Studies from Tufts University, and an MLS from CUNY Queens College, Graduate School of Library and Information Studies. She is also a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt's School of Information, where she teaches Archives Appraisal, Acquisition and Use.