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Ana Alba inspecting frame

Ana Alba '09

Ana Alba is the owner and chief conservator of Alba Art Conservation, a private conservation practice established in 2014. Ana earned her Masters and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Art Conservation in 2009 with a specialty in painting conservation from the Garman Art Conservation Department at Buffalo State and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art History from the University of Florida.

Her clients include The National Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington and Jefferson College, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, and The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. Ana previously interned at both the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Wadsworth Atheneum in addition to receiving the William R. Leisher Fellowship for the Conservation of Modern and Contemporary Paintings at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 

Ana was recently featured on the National Gallery of Art's website for her work treating Jean Dubuffet's "Façades d’Immeubles (Building Façades)," from 1946. 

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Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Art Conservation Department

1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Rockwell Hall 230 •  Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5025 •  Fax: (716) 878-5039