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Conservation Center Lecturers and Affiliated Faculty


Institute Lecturers for the Conservation Center
2014 – 2015

Drew Anderson
Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sarah Barack
Objects Conservator, SBE Conservation

John Childs
Head of Conservation Services, National September 11 Memorial & Museum

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; Conservation Consultant, Villa La Pietra

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

Christine Giuntini
Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

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

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

Katherine Sanderson
Assistant Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Works on Paper and Photograph Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Suzanne Siano
Paintings Conservator and Proprietor, Modern Art Conservation

Karen Stamm
Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Steven Weintraub
Proprietor, Art Preservation Services

The Samuel H. Kress Program in Paintings Conservation 2014 – 2015

Dianne Dwyer Modestini
Paintings Conservator

Rita Berg
Kress Fellow in Paintings Conservation
Judith Praska Distinguished Visiting Professor in Conservation and Technical Studies

Judith Praska Distinguished Visiting Professor in Conservation and Technical Studies 2014 - 2015

Salvador Muñoz Viñas
Professor of the Conservation Department, Polytechnical University of Valencia, Spain
Additional Conservation Consultants Villa La Pietra

Additional Conservation Consultants Villa La Pietra 2014 - 2015

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

Jack Soultanian
Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

Guest Lecturers to the Conservation Center 2014 – 2015

This list will be updated periodically throughout the academic year.

Charles Agro
Packing and Art Services, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

Nancy Ash
Senior Conservator of Works of Art on Paper, The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Emeline Baude
Assistant Conservator, The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

Isabelle Brajer
Senior Research Conservator, National Museum of Denmark

Susan Brown
Assistant Curator of Textiles, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

Roy S. Berns, PhD
R.S. Hunter Professor in Color Science, Appearance, and Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology

Rebecca Capua
Assistant Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Works on Paper and Photograph Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Federico Caró
Associate Research Scientist, Department of Scientific Research, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Francesca Casadio
Conservation Scientist, Art Institute of Chicago

Gerald Cloud
Clark Librarian, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA

Dan Colen
Artist

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

Corey D’Augustine
Paintings Conservator

Pete Dandridge
Objects 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, Washington

Margo Delidow
Objects Conservator and Co-Proprietor, Whryta Contemporary Art Conservation

Joyce Denney
Assistant Curator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Barbara Duggan
Textile Conservator

Beth Edelstein
Objects Conservator (part-time), Sherman Fairchild Center for Works on Paper and Photograph Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Conservator, SBE Conservation

Michael Gallagher
Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge, Sherman Fairchild Paintings Conservation Center, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Leslie Ransick Gat
Objects Conservator and Proprietor, Art Conservation Group

Dr. Jim Harris
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Teaching Curator, Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford

Dr. David J. Heeger
Professor of Psychology, NYU

Dr. James D. Janowski
Professor of Philosophy, Hampton-Sydney College, VA

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

Stephen Koob
Conservator, The Corning Museum of Glass

Kate Lewis
Media Conservator, The Museum of Modern Art

Barbara Lemmen
Senior Photograph Conservator, Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts

Margaret S. Livingstone, PhD
Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Sarah Lowengard
Associate Professor, The Cooper Union

Stephanie Lussier
Paper Conservator

Indre McCraw
Glass Painter

Alan Miller
Associate Paintings Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Paintings Conservation Center, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

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

Vicki Parry
Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jeff Peachey
Book Conservator

Joanna Phillips
Associate Conservator, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Dwight Primiano
Photographer

Mervin Richard
Director of Conservation, National Gallery of Art, Washington

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

Dr. Ashok Roy
Chief Scientist and Director of Scientific Research, The National Gallery, London

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

Kerith Koss Schrager
Objects Conservator

Batyah Shtrum
Objects Conservator, SBE Conservation

Matthew Skopek
Associate Conservator, The Whitney Museum of American Art

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

Donna Strahan
Head of Conservation and Scientific Research, Freer & Sackler Galleries

Jens Stenger, PhD
Associate Conservation Scientist, Yale University

Melissa Tan
Conservation graduate student, IFA-CC-NYU

Norman H. Tennent
Emeritus Professor (Conservation Science), University of Amsterdam

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

Carolyn Tomkiewicz
Paintings Conservator

Paul Whitmore
Director, Aging Diagnostics Lab, Yale University

Glenn Wharton
Clinical Associate Professor, Museum Studies, New York University

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

Mark Wypyski
Research Scientist, Department of Scientific Research, The Metropolitan Museum of Art