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La Duc, Elizabeth Graduate Student, Archaeological Science, Institute of Archaeology, UCL, London, United Kingdom 2013

Langdon, Katherine Conservator, Langdon Art Conservation, LLC, Urbana, IL 2014

Lauffenburger, Julie Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director of Conservation and Technical Research, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD, 1989

Lawson, Dorothy Paper Conservator, British Columbia, Canada, 1973 (passed away)

Lawson, Eric Objects Conservator, British Columbia, Canada, 1973 (passed away)

Lawson, Margaret R. Associate Conservator, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 1981

Lee, Michael K. Director of Paper & Photograph Conservation, Northeast Document Conservation Center, Andover, MA, 1985

Lee, Yoonjo Senior Conservator, Naval History and Heritage Command, Richmond, VA 2006

Leto Fulton, Elizabeth Paintings Conservator, Elizabeth Leto-Fulton Conservation, Boston, MA 1994

Lewis Kawasumi, Saori Assistant Conserator, Photography, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO 2012

Lignelli, Teresa A. Associate Conservator of Paintings, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, 1987

Linn, Debbie Paper Conservator, The Field Museum, Chicago, IL, 2000

Long, Zachary Assistant Conservator at the George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, 2015

Lough, Krista Owner & Photograph Conservator, Krista Lough Art Conservation, Chicago, IL, 2014 (

Lubick, Amy Paper Conservator, National Archives and Records Administration, Mt. Airy, MD 1998

Luk, Cynthia Associate Conservator of Paintings, Williamstown Art Conservation Center, Williamstown, MA, 1985

Lussier, Stephanie Paper & Photograph Conservator, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., 2003

Luzeckyj, Tamara 1999



Machovec-Smith, Kimberly Objects Conservator, Cedar Rapids, IA, 2004

Mack, Abigail Object Conservator and Principal, Abigail Mack Art Conservation LLC, Greater New York City Area, NY, 1994

Maish, Jeffrey P. Associate Conservator, Antiquities Conservation, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 1987

Mangum, Barbara Objects Conservator, Private Practice, Somerville, MA, 1983

Mankowski, Dawn Conservator, Special Collections, Barbara Goldsmith Preservation & Conservation Department, New York University, New York, NY, 2013

March, Tina Associate Conservator of Objects, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, 2001

Marti, Marianne Russell President, Russell-Marti Conservation Services, Inc., California, MO, 1987

May, Katherine Associate Conservator, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1997

Maynor, Catherine Paper Conservator, National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C., 1983

McClintock, Emily Nord Paintings Conservator, Cambridge, MA, 1980

McClintock, Thomas K. Paper Conservator, Proprietor, Studio TKM Ltd. (retired), Somerville, MA., 1980

McElroy, Sara  Conservator, Austin, TX, 1982

McGiffin, Robert F.  Objects Conservator and co-owner, Antique Rehabilitation Studio, Palmdale, CA, 1976

McIntyre Gostowski, Christine Owner and Paintings Conservator, Gostowski Conservation, LLC, Chicago, IL, 2012

McMahon, Conor  Santa Fe, NM, 2004

Mear, Cecile Davis  Conservator, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH, 1990

Merritt, Abigail  Andrew W. Mellon Book Conservation Fellow, 2016

Merritt, Scott H. Collections Manager, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, Bronx, NY, 1990

Merz-Le, Liisa  Paintings Conservator, Avon, IN, 1995

Messier, Paul  Photograph Conservator, Proprietor, Boston Art Conservation, Boston, MA, and Director of the Lens Media Lab at the Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1990

Meyer, Amy  Paintings Conservator, New Freedom, PA, 1999

Miller, David A. Senior Paintings Conservator, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, 1977 (retired)

Minault, Dee  Paintings Conservator, Co-Proprietor, Cumberland Art Conservation, Nashville, TN, 1978 (passed away)

Modestini, Dianne Dwyer. Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, New York, NY, 1973

Mohr, Pauline  Conservator of Paintings, Private Practice, Berkeley, CA, 1975

Molnar, Cindy Lou Paintings Conservator, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1981

Montague, Meredith  Associate Conservator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Textile and Costume Conservation, Boston, MA, 1991 (retired)

Morris, Kenneth  Senior Product Manager, Mobil Chemical Co., Pittsford, NY, 1976

Morris, Patricia  Paper Conservator, Private Practice, Santa Fe, NM, 1980

Mullins, L. Cleo  Paintings Conservator, Proprietor, Richmond Conservation Studio, Richmond, VA, 1974

Munzenrider, Claire  Chief Conservator, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM, 1979

Murphy, Erin  Senior Photograph Conservator, Weissman Preservation Center, Cambridge, MA, 2001

Myers, Theresa S.  Private Practice, Sebec, ME, 2002



Nash, Susan A.  Paper Conservator, Private Practice, Shepherdstown, WV, 1973

Neiro, Michaela Z.  Assistant Conservator, Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, Portsmouth, NH, 2000

Neuman, Ingrid A.  Objects Conservator, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI, 1987

Neumann, Antje  Private Practice, Objects Conservation, Baltimore, MD, 1999

Newman, Walter E.  Paper Conservator, Northeast Document Conservation Center, Andover, MA, 1978 (retired)

Nichols, Kimberly Associate Paper Conservator, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1999

Nieuwenhuizen, Linda S.  Objects Conservator, Proprietor, Give Me a Break Conservation Services, Inc., Long Island City, NY, 1990

Nishio, Yoshiyuki  Conservator of Asian Paintings, Proprietor, Nishio Conservation Studio, Washington, D.C., 1978

Nolley, Scott W. Chief Conservator, Fine Arts Conservation of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1996

Nunan, Elizabeth  Owner and Conservator, Albertson & Nunan Inc., Philadelphia, PA, 2009

O'Brien, Emily M.  Archaeological Conservator at Xuenkal Archaeological Project, 2003

O'Connell, Anthony  Paintings, 1975

O'Connor, Anne  Paintings Conservator, Institute of Museum of Library Services (IMLS) Fellow, Mill River, MA, 2000

O'Connor, Ariel  Objects Conservator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Lunder Conservation Center in Washington, DC, 2009

O'Shea, Colleen Assistant Objects Conservator at Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2015

Ocon, Noelle Conservator of Paintings, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC, 1996 (passed away)

Ogino, Yasuko Owner and Paintings Conservator, Mobile Art Conservation Services, LLC, Denver, CO 2000

Otterson, Nathan P. Objects Conservator, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, 1998

Owen, Antoinette  Senior Paper Conservator, Head of Paper Conservation, Department of Prints and Drawings at Art Institute of Chicago, 1977



Pace, Laurence A.  Paintings Conservator, Proprietor, Pace Art Conservation Enterprises, Honolulu, HI, 1981

Page, Arthur H. Chief Conservator, Proprietor, Page Conservation, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1982

Parker, Julie  Owner, Parker Art Conservation, Denver, CO  2007

Parkin, Helen Mar Paintings Conservator, Private Practice, Dallas, TX, 1974

Paul, Ewa M. Contract Conservator, Washington DC, 2002

Pavitt, Rebecca Billings  Paper /Textiles Conservator, Vancouver, Canada, 1987

Peckham, Susan  Paper Conservator, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 1999

Penn, Suzanne  Paintings Conservator, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, 1981

Penniman, Rachel Conservation Specialist, Duke University Libraries, Durham, NC, 2007

Perkins, Beverly N.  Chief Conservator, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY, 1986

Poiss, Isleen Susan  Guilford, ME, 1997

Porter, Mary Kay  Photograph Conservator, Consultant, Milford, CT, 1978

Porto, Stephanie  Private Practice, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, 2009

Portué, Thomas Paintings Conservator, Proprietor, Art Resurgence, San Francisco, CA, 1979

Posner, Katrina Conservator, Freelance Writer, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2002

Potoff, Leni  Paintings Conservator, Private Practice, L.P. Inc., Brooklyn, NY, 1977

Primeau, Thomas J. Paper Conservator, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, 1996

Proctor, Robert G.  Paintings Conservator, Co-Proprietor, Whitten & Proctor Fine Art Conservation, Houston, TX, 1992


Raithel, Sarah  Raithel Conservation of Art on Paper, Hudson, WI, 2011

Raphael, Bettina  Objects Conservator, Proprietor, Southwest Conservation Lab, Sante Fe, NM, 1973

Reading, Paulette  Textile Conservator, Mountain States Art Conservation, Denver, CO, 2004

Reid, Julie  Paintings Conservator, Balboa Art Conservation Center, San Diego, CA, 2002

Remba, Alina  Paintings Conservator, Private Practice, Oakland, CA, 1995

Reutter, Laura A.  Private Practice in Objects and Tilemaker - Ravenstone Tiles, Port Townsend, WA, 1989

Riccardelli, Carolyn  Conservator of Objects Conservation, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 2001

Richwine, Beth A. Supervisory Conservator, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1988 (passed away)

Rogala, Dr. Dawn  Paintings Conservator / Program Manager, Museum Conservation Institute, Smithsonian Institution, 2006

Rogers, Catherine G.  Paintings Conservator, Private Practice, Charleston, SC, 1989

Rosenthal, Anne  Conservator, Proprietor, Fine Art Conservation, San Rafael, CA, 1977

Rosston, Jean F.  Conservator, Kunsthaus Zürich Restaurierung, Zürich, Switzerland, 1982

Roth, Kendra E.  Conservator of Sculpture and Decorative Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, New York, NY, 1996

Ruggles, Janet E.  Director, Balboa Art Conservation Center, San Diego, CA, 1976 (retired)

Rupprecht, Annette  Paintings Conservator, Proprietor, Fine Art Conservation, New York, NY, 1988


Savant, Michelle  Objects Conservator, Savant & Shutts Art Conservation, Atlanta, GA, 2003

Schafer, Mary  Assistant Paintings Conservator, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, 2003

Schell, Laura  Paper Conservator, Private Practice, Lockport, NY, 1997

Schmalz, Susan Renate  Associate Textile Conservator, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Los Angeles, CA, 1996

Schuler, Erica  Owner & Paintings Conservator, Schuler Art Conservation, Detroit, MI, 2015

Schussler, Susan  Objects Conservator, New York, NY, 1980

Scott, John C. Jr.  Objects Conservator, Proprietor, New York Conservation Center, Inc., New York, NY, 1984

Sebera, Mary Senior Conservator, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, 1982

Seborg, Susie  Objects Conservator, Private Practice, Baton Rouge, LA, 2006

Seibel, Deborah  Paper, 1978

Selden, Debra Kay  Conservator for Paintings and Murals, Private Practice, Ossining, NY, 1986

Senge, Dana  Senior Conservator, National Park Service's Intermountain Region Museum Services Program, Tucson, Arizona, 2006

Sheesley, Samantha  Head of Paper Conservation, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 2007

Sherin, Richard W.  Director of Conservation, Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY, 1980 (retired)

Shields, Tracey  Intel Museum, Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA, 1993

Shpargel, Sara K.  Senior Photograph Conservator, National Archives & Records Administration, Washington, DC, 2001

Shutts, Larry  Paintings Conservator, Savant & Shutts Art Conservation, Atlanta, GA, 2003

Simek, Julie A. Paintings Conservator, Crystal Lake, IL, 2001

Skiles, Pamela  Senior Paintings Conservator, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, 2003

Skopek, Matthew  Associate Conservator for the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 2003

Smith Maurer, Catherine Paintings Conservator, Harvard University Art Museums and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Jamaica Plain, MA, 2001

Smith, Theresa J. Assistant Professor of Paper Conservation, Buffalo State College Garman Art Conservation Department, Buffalo, NY 2006

Snyder, Colleen Associate Conservator of Objects, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 2008

Snyder, Thomas A.  Proprieter, Williamsburg Art Conservation, Inc., Williamsburg, VA, 2002

Sorokin, Liz Craigen W. Bowen Paper Conservation Fellow, Straus Center for Conservation & Technical Studies, Harvard Art Museum, Cambridge, MA, 2015
Spicer, L. Gwen Textile Conservator, Private Practice, Delmar, NY 1991
Squires, James R. Atlanta Art Conservation Center, Atlanta, GA, 1999
Stahler-Sholk, Barbara Paper, 1984
Staneff, Laura Downey Paper Conservator / Proprieter, Silverpoint Art Conservation, Nederland, CO, 1994
Stanton, Moyna Paper Conservator, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, 1992
Stauderman, Sarah D. Preservation Manager, Smithsonian Archives, Washington, D.C., 1997
Steele, Elizabeth Associate Conservator, Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., 1984
Steele, John Objects Conservator, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, 1990
Stephenson, Erin Leisher Fellow for Modern Paintings Conservation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2011
Sterrett, Jill Paper Conservator, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, 1986
Stevenson, Mark Paper Conservator, Private Practice, Kansas City, MO, 1988
Stiber Morenus, Linda Senior Paper Conservator, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 1986
Stockman, Denise Paper Conservator, The Morgan Library, New York, NY, 2004
Stow, Cynthia Paintings Conservator, Co-Proprietor, Cumberland Art Conservation, Nashville, TN, 1974
Strickler, Gerri Ann Objects Conservator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 1999
Studt, Mary E. Private Practice and Paper Conservator, Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education (SCMRE), Richmond, VA, 1996
Suffield, Bruce Hardin Assistant Conservator of Paintings, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1992
Sullivan, Maria E., Manager, Conservation, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1995
Svoboda, Marie E. Antiquities Conservation, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA 1994
Swan, Christopher M. Conservation Department, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, 1995
Swicklik, Michael

Senior Conservator of Paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, 1982


Name Current Employment & Graduation Year
Tafilowski, Diane Photograph Conservator, Boston Art Conservation, Boston, MA, 1997
Tahk, F. Christopher Director (Retired), SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, Buffalo State College, Art Conservation Department, Buffalo, NY, 1975
Talbott, Robin R. Paintings Conservator, Proprietor, Conservation of Fine Arts, Rockville, MD, 1983
Talland, Valentine H. Associate Conservator in Charge of Objects Conservation, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA, 1988
Taylor, Christina Cecily E. Horton Conservation Fellow in Works of Art of Paper, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX, 2015
Thomas, Gregory A. Paintings Conservator, Proprietor, Art Care, Rockport, TX, 1976
Thompson, Joel L. Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA, 2000
Thornton, Jonathan Professor, Buffalo State College, Art Conservation Department, Buffalo, NY, 1980
Tillapaugh, Ellen Riggs Paper Conservator, Proprietor, Tillapaugh Art Conservation, Cooperstown, NY, 1984
Trela, Richard J. Director, Conservation Center, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Canyon, TX, 1978
Tucker, Linda K. Paintings Conservator, Private Practice, Belmont, MA, 1976
Tucker, Mark

Conservator, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, 1981


Name Current Employment & Graduation Year
Uhl, Deborah Conservator in Private Practice, Omaha, NE, 2005
Ullmann, Laurence Paintings Conservator, Private Practice, Takoma Park, MD, 1991
Untch, Katharine A. Principal, Conservation Strategies, Alameda, CA, 1990
Uram, Craig Advanced-Level Intern, Objects Conservation, Straus Center for Conservation, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2005
Vallano, James M. Paintings Conservator, Proprietor, JMV Art Conservation, Inc., Frederick, MD, 1989
van Gelder, Mark E. Paintings Conservator, Proprietor, Art Conservation Services of Austin, Austin, TX, 1988
Varga, Lauren Photograph Conservator, Paul Messier, LLC, Boston, MA, 2007
Vasquez-Kennedy, Catalina Proprietor and Paintings Conservator, Artis Aegis, LLC, Denver, CO, 2008
Vitagliano, John Project Conservator, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, 1993
Voellinger Shockey, Theresa A. Paper Conservator, Harpers Ferry Center, Harpers Ferry, WV, 1999
von Möller, Marie R.

Head of Conservation, Bergen Museum of Art, Bergen, Norway, 1989


Name Current Employment & Graduation Year
Wager, Ann San Luis Obispo, CA, 1973 (Retired)
Wagener, Josiah Owner, Josiah Wagener Art Conservation, Carlisle, PA, 2009
Wald, Robert Paintings Conservator, Restauration Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria, 1990
Wallace, Dawn Planas Objects Conservation Fellow, National Museum of American History, Washington, DC, 2015
Wallace, Frederick Senior Conservator, The Mariner's Museum, Newport News, VA, 1991
Walmsley, Elizabeth Conservator for Systematic Catalogue, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988
Walsh, Judith C. Associate Professor, Paper Conservation, Art Conservation Department, Buffalo State College, 1977
Walus, Dawn Book Conservators, Harvard University Libraries, Cambridge, MA, 2009
Wanke, Constance R. Paper Conservator and Proprieter, Colorado Conservation Center, Denver, CO, 1976
Warda, Jeffrey Assistant Conservator of Paper, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, 2005
Watkins, Stephanie B. Head of Paper, Photo, and Book Laboratory, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 1990
Watters, Chris Technical Sales, Newco, Inc., Acworth, GA, 2008
Wetzel, Rachel Photograph Conservator, Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, Philadelphia, PA, 2005
Wharton, Glenn Objects Conservator, Co-Proprietor, Glenn Wharton & Associates, and Research Scholar, New York University Institute of Fine Arts, Museum Studies, New York, NY, 1981
Whitten, Jill Paintings Conservator, Co-Proprietor, Whitten & Proctor Fine Art Conservation, Houston, TX, 1992
Wiegandt, Ralph Assistant Director for Conservation Education, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, 1987
Williams, Catherine Objects Conservator/Proprietor, Silver Lining Art Conservation, LLC, Austin, TX, 2001
Wilson, Susan Private Practice, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1974
Witkowski, Linda A. Conservator, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, 1984
Wojcik, Barbara Conservator of Paintings, Private Practice, Longmeadow, MA, 1992
Wolfe, Julie Associate Conservator, J. Paul Getty Museum, Decorative Arts Conservation, Los Angeles, CA, 1997
Worhach, Marlene L. Paintings Conservator, Private Practice, Crofton, MD, 1990
Wozniak, Rhonda Objects Conservator/Proprietor, Objects Conservator, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA, 1993
Wright, James M. Paintings Conservator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 1983
Wright, Joan London Paper Conservator, Museum of Fine Arts, Asiatic Conservation, Boston, MA, 1984
Wrubel, Faye Paintings Conservator, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1978
Young, Pamela J. Paper Conservator, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, 1979
Yusi, Lyn Paintings Conservator, Private Practice, Quezon City, Manilla, 2005
Zuccari, Frank M. Executive Director of Conservation, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1975
Zucker, Joyce

Conservator, New York State Bureau of Historic Sites, Waterford, NY, 1973


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