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Emily Mercer, Class of 2023

Emily Mercer

Emily attended the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia where she earned a BA in historic preservation and participated in a field school at the Sherwood Forest Plantation in Stafford County. She completed several pre-program internships at Colonial Williamsburg in the paper, textile, wooden artifact, and archaeology conservation labs. Emily was also a conservation intern at the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk in the paintings lab and presented a poster during the 2021 American Institute for Conservation virtual conference. Last summer, she interned in photograph conservation at the National Gallery of Art before going on to complete her third-year internship at the Library of Congress. Emily is currently a Photograph Conservation Fellow at The Northeast Document Conservation Center in Andover, MA.

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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