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Conservation Center Lecturers and Affiliated Faculty


Institute Lecturers for the Conservation Center
2012 – 2013

Sarah Barack
Objects Conservator, SBE Conservation

Margo Delidow
Contract Conservator, Whitney Museum of American Art

Jean Dommermuth
Senior Paintings Conservator, ArtCare NYC; Conservation Consultant, Villa La Pietra

Maria Fredericks
Drue Heinz Book Conservator, Thaw Conservation Center, The Morgan Library & Museum

Nica Gutman Rieppi
Associate Conservator, Kress Program in Painting Conservation, Conservation Center

Alexis Hagadorn
Head of Conservation, Columbia University Libraries, Columbia University

Lucretia Kargère
Conservator, The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Nora Kennedy
Sherman Fairchild Conservator of Photographs, Sherman Fairchild Center for Works on Paper and Photograph Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dr. Marco Leona
David H. Koch Scientist in Charge, Department of Scientific Research, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dianne Dwyer Modestini
Paintings Conservator, Kress Program in Painting Conservation, Conservation Center

Linda Nieuwenhuizen
Objects Conservator, Give ME A Break Conservation Services

Suzanne Siano
Paintings Conservator and Proprietor, Modern Art Conservation

Jack Soultanian, Jr.
Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Conservation Consultant, Villa La Pietra

Steven Weintraub
Proprietor, Art Preservation Services

The Samuel H. Kress Program in Paintings Conservation
2012-2013

Dianne Dwyer Modestini
Paintings Conservator

Nica Gutman Rieppi
Associate Conservator

Judith Praska Distinguished Visiting Professor in Conservation and Technical Studies

Christine Frohnert, Fall 2012
Conservator of Contemporary Art, Modern Materials and Media, Bek & Frohnert, LLC

Carol Mancusi-Ungaro, Spring 2013
Associate Director of Conservation and Research, Whitney Museum of American Art; Founding Director of the Center for Technical Study of Modern Art at the Harvard Art Museums

Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Technical Art History
2012 – 2013

Sarah Barack
Objects Conservator, SBE Conservation

Margo Delidow
Objects Conservator

Additional Conservation Consultants Villa La Pietra
2012-2013

Pam Hatchfield
Robert P. and Carol T. Henderson Head of Objects Conservation, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Deborah Trupin
Textile Conservator, NY State Bureau of Historic Sites

George Wheeler
Director of Conservation Research, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University; Research Scientist, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Guest Lecturers to the Conservation Center
2012-2013

This list will be updated periodically throughout the academic year.

Julie Arslanoglu
Associate Research Scientist, Department of Scientific Research, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Claire Barry
Director of Conservation, Kimbell Art Museum, TX

Reinhard Bek
Time-Based Media Conservator, Bek & Frohnert, LLC

Dr. Aviva Burnstock
Head of the Department of Conservation and Technology, Courtauld Institute of Art

Susana Caldeira
Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jim Coddington
Chief Conservator, Museum of Modern Art

Lucy Commoner
Head of Conservation, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

Pete Dandridge
Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Julia Day
Conservator, The Frick Collection

Dr. John Delaney
Senior Imaging Scientist, National Gallery of Art

Joyce Denney
Assistant Curator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Paula T. DePriest
Deputy Director, Museum Conservation Institute

Lauren Drapala
Conservator, Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust, Philadelphia, PA

Barbara Duggan
Collections Manager, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

E. Melanie Gifford
Research Conservator for Painting Technology, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Jennifer Hickey
Project Assistant Conservator, Museum of Modern Art

C. Richard Johnson, Jr.
Geoffrey S. M. Hedrick Senior Professor of Engineering, Cornell University

Stephen Koob
Conservator, Corning Museum of Glass

Tom Learner
Senior Conservation Scientist, Head of Contemporary Art Research, Getty Conservation Institute

Stephanie Lussier
Paper Conservator

Odile Madden
Research Scientist, Museum Conservation Institute

Mehdi Moini
Research Scientist, Museum Conservation Institute

Denyse Montegut
Associate Chair and Professor, Fashion and Textiles Studies Department, School of Graduate Studies,
Fashion Institute of Technology

Rachel Mustalish
Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Works on Paper and Photograph Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sarah Nunberg
Objects Conservator

Joanna Phillips
Associate Conservator of Contemporary Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Nicholas Pickwoad
Director, Ligatus Research Centre, University of the Arts London

Serra Pradhan
Director, Marianne Boesky Gallery

Dwight Primiano
Photographer

Leslie Ransick Gat
Objects Conservator and Proprietor, Art Conservation Group

Carolyn Riccardelli
Associate Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Maurice Schechter
Chief Engineer, DuArt Film & Video

Deborah Schorsch
Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Anna Serotta
Objects Conservator

Anthony B. Sigel
Associate Conservator of Objects and Sculpture, Straus Center for Conservation

Reba Fishman Snyder
Associate Paper Conservator, Thaw Conservation Center, The Morgan Library & Museum

Donna Strahan
Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Carol Stringari
Chief Conservator, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Karen Thomas
Associate Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Paintings Conservation Center, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Carolyn Tomkiewicz
Paintings Conservator

Lindsey Tyne
Assistant Paper Conservator, Thaw Conservation Center, The Morgan Library & Museum

Dianne L. van der Reyden
former Director for Preservation, Preservation Directorate, Library of Congress (retired)

Ed Vicenzi
Research Scientist, Museum Conservation Institute

Glenn Wharton
Research Scholar, Museum Studies Program, New York University

Dr. George Wheeler
Director of Conservation Research, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University