Conservation Center Lecturers and Affiliated Faculty

Institute Lecturers for the Conservation Center 2017 - 2018

Samantha Alderson
Conservator, American Museum of Natural History

Lisa Bruno
Carol Lee Shen Chief Conservator, Brooklyn Museum

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

Maria Fredericks
Drue Heinz Rare Book Conservator, Acting Director, Thaw Conservation Center, The Morgan Library & Museum; Conservation Consultant, Villa La Pietra

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

Nora Kennedy
Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge, Photograph Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lucie Kinsolving
Paintings Conservator, New York, NY

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

Tina March
Assistant Conservator, Brooklyn Museum

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

Kristin Patterson
Associate Conservator, Modern Art Conservation

Katherine Sanderson
Assistant Conservator, Photograph Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Steven Weintraub
Proprietor, Art Preservation Services

The Samuel H. Kress Program in Paintings Conservation 2017 – 2018

Dianne Dwyer Modestini
Paintings Conservator

Shan Kuang
Kress Fellow in Paintings Conservation
Research Faculty in the Conservation Center
2017-2018

C. Richard Johnson
Visiting Research Professor 2017-18; Jacobs Fellow in Computational Arts and Humanities, Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute, Cornell Tech, NYC; Professor of Engineering, Cornell University

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

Dianne Dwyer Modestini
Research Professor in Charge, Kress Program in Paintings Conservation

Judith Praska Distinguished Visiting Professor in Conservation and Technical Studies

Karl Buchberg (Fall 2017)
Former Senior Conservator of Paper, Museum of Modern Art

David Saunders (Spring 2018)
Honorary Research Fellow and Former Keeper of the Department of Conservation and Scientific Research, British Museum

Additional Conservation Consultants Villa La Pietra
2017 – 2018

Rachel Danzing
Proprietor, Rachel Danzing Art Conservation

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 in private practice; formerly Textile Conservator, NY State Bureau of Historic Sites

George Wheeler
Research Scholar, Department of Scientific Research, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Senior Scientist, Highbridge Materials Consulting, Pleasantville, NY

Guest Lecturers to the Conservation Center 2017 – 2018

This list will be updated periodically throughout the academic year.

Erin Anderson
Assistant Objects Conservator, Brooklyn Museum

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

Sarah Barack
Objects Conservator, SBE Conservation

Rebecca Capua
Associate 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

Silvia Centeno
Research Scientist, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

Mary Coughlin

Julia Day
Conservator, The Frick Collection

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

Joyce Denney
Assistant Curator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Nina Engel
Associate Conservator, GV Art Conservation

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

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

Jakki Godfrey
Associate Objects Conservator, Brooklyn Museum

Sarah Guerin
Assistant Professor, Department of History of Art, University of Pennsylvania

Jodi Hauptman
Senior Curator of Drawings and Prints, The Museum of Modern Art

Jennifer Hickey
Research Conservator, The Joan Mitchell Foundation

Stephen Koob
Conservator, The Corning Museum of Glass

Dawn Kriss
Project Objects Conservator, Brooklyn Museum

Dr. Cynthia Chavez Lamar
Assistant Director of Collections, National Museum of the American Indian

Caitlin Mahony
Assistant Objects Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jennifer Mass
Andrew W. Mellon Professor, Bard Graduate Center

Kelly McHugh
Conservator, National Museum of the American Indian

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

Linda Nieuwenhuizen
Objects Conservator, Give Me A Break Conservation Services

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

Kristin Patterson
The Joan and John Thalheimer Associate Conservator of Paintings, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Dwight Primiano
Photographer

Megan Randall
Sculpture Conservation Fellow, Museum of Modern Art

Leslie Ransick Gat
Objects Conservator and Proprietor, Art Conservation Group

Meredith Reiss
Collections Manager, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

Fran Ritchie
Project Conservator, American Museum of Natural History

Vikki Schussler
Project Objects Conservator, Brooklyn Museum

Anna Serotta
Assistant Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Batyah Shtrum
Objects Conservator, SBE Conservation

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

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

Harriet Stratis
Paper Conservator in Private Practice, Chicago

Julia Sybalsky
Associate Conservator of Natural Science Collections, The American Museum of Natural History

Melissa Tan
Objects Conservator, Chemistry Ph.D. student, New York University

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

Yana van Dyke
Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Works on Paper and Photograph Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

George Wheeler
Research Scholar, Department of Scientific Research, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Senior Scientist, Highbridge Materials Consulting

Yuri Yanchyshyn
Principal and Senior Conservator, Period Furniture Conservation