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Sara Thornburg, Class of 2025

Sara Thornburg

Before starting her graduate studies, Sara had three conservation internships at the Harpers Ferry Center, Museum Conservation Services division of the National Park Service in Charles Town, WV. She was also a custom framer at Michael’s Stores where she worked on fragile pieces along with doing mats and preservation design. Sara is an accomplished illustrator and attended the Columbus College of Art and Design where she earned a BFA in illustration in addition to attending an AIC Preventive Conservation Workshop at the Staatsburgh State Historic Site in NY. This summer, she interned at Spicer Art Conservation in Delmar, NY where she focused on textile conservation treating a flag from the women’s suffrage movement.

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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