Conservation Alumni in Private Practice

The Conservation Center has a long history as the oldest degree-granting conservation program in North America. Since 1960, over 270 conservators have graduated to become part of our esteemed alumni community. We are proud to share a few of our alumni who work in private practice. Please use the navigation tools to find conservators working in specific areas.

Books | General Consultation | Objects | Paintings | Paper | Photographs | Textiles

Books

Saira Haqqi

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Books

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Caroline Rieger

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Books, paper, documents

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Objects

Barbara Applebaum

Location: New York, NY
Specialty: Objects

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Monica Berry

Location: Northeastern United States
Specialty: Objects

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Melanie Brussat

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Objects

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Andrea Chevalier

Location: The Midwest, Ohio and surrounding states
Specialty: Paintings, objects

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Leslie Ransick Gat

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Objects

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Hiroko Kariya

Location: Egypt, Turkey, Qatar
Specialty: Archaeoloigcal site conservation, stone heritage objects, project management and training

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Tara Hornung

Location: Colorado, works nationally and internationally
Specialty: Preservation consultation, collection management, and on-site treatment for artistic, historic, and archaeological works

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Kerith Koss Schrager

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Objects, general collection care

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Rosa Lowinger & Associates

Location: Miami and Los Angeles, will travel throughout the United States (Florida, California, the Western and Southeastern States and the Midwest)
Specialty: Contemporary and modern art and outdoor sculpture, disaster recovery (particularly with large-scale collections and large objects)

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Meghan Thumm Mackey

Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Specialty: Objects

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Sarah Nunberg

Location: NYC, national, international
Specialty: Objects

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Corey Smith Riley

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Specialty: Objects

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Erin Toomey

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Objects

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Sari Uricheck

Location: New York City
Specialty: Objects

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Paintings

Andrea Chevalier

Location: The Midwest, Ohio and surrounding states
Specialty: Paintings, objects

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Jean Dommermuth

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Old Master paintings, modern and contemporary paintings, murals/wall paintings

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Claire Gerhard

Location: Washington, DC
Specialty: Modern and contemporary paintings

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Eric Gordon

Location: Baltimore, MD
Specialty: Paintings

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Paul Himmelstein

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Paintings

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Helen Im

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Paper, modern and contemporary paintings

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Joanne Klaar Walker

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Specialty: Paintings

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Lenora Paglia

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Old Master paintings, modern paintings

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Desi Peters

Location: Houston, Texas
Specialty: Paintings

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Paul Schwartzbaum

Location: Italy, Spain,Gulf, Philippines, and Thailand
Specialty: Paintings, murals/wall paintings

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Will Shank

Location: Western Europe, San Francisco, California
Specialty: Modern and contemporary paintings, murals/wall paintings

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Joyce Stoner

Location: Delaware, Philadelphia, potentially New York metropolitan area
Specialty: 19th and 20th century paintings

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Karen E. Thomas

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Old Master paintings, 18th-19th century paintings

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Paper

Ann Baldwin

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Paper

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Wendy Bennett

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Specialty: Paper, documents, Asian art

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Rachel Danzing

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Paper, photographs

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Helen Im

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Paper, modern and contemporary paintings

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Lyn Koehnline

Location: Richmond, Indiana
Specialty: Paper, documents

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Caroline Rieger

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Books, paper, documents

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Harriet Stratis

Location: Chicago and New York
Specialty: Paper, pastels

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Maggie Wessling

Location: New England
Specialty: Paper, photographs

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Photographs

Rachel Danzig

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Paper, photographs

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Gawain Weaver

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Photographs

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Maggie Wessling

Location: New England
Specialty: Paper, photographs

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Textiles

Deborah Trupin

Specialty: Textile, upholstery 

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General Consultation

Tara Hornung

Location: Colorado, works nationally and internationally
Specialty: Preservation consultation, collection management, and on-site treatment for artistic, historic, and archaeological works

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Hiroko Kariya

Location: Egypt, Turkey, Qatar
Specialty: Archaeological site conservation, stone heritage objects, project management and training

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Rebecca Rushfield

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Conservation consultation

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Kerith Koss Schrager

Location: New York metropolitan area
Specialty: Objects, general collection care

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Steven Weintraub

Location: New York City, and surrounding states
Specialty: Environmental monitoring, museum lighting

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If you are a Conservation Center graduate working in private practice and if you wish to have your contact information included on this page or have your information updated, please send a message to Amelia Catalano at a.catalano@nyu.edu.