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Paper and Photograph Conservation Laboratory Staff

ML AIC Fello logoMichael Lee, Director of Paper and Photograph Conservation
Michael Lee has worked as a professional in the field of paper conservation since 1985. His expertise includes the conservation of works of art on paper, photographic materials, archival documents, and large format objects. He has extensive experience in managing a busy conservation lab, and has performed conservation surveys and onsite evaluations for major institutions throughout the eastern U.S. Michael has lectured on a wide variety of conservation topics. He is a graduate of the Cooperstown Graduate Program in Conservation, and is a Fellow of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC).
Gramly_Suzanne AOC Professional Associate LogoSuzanne Martin Gramly, Senior Conservator

Suzanne Martin Gramly has worked in the field of paper conservation since 1989, specializing in works of art, including Asian art and three-dimensional paper-based objects. She supervises work in the paper conservation laboratory and performs conservation treatments, estimates, and surveys. Suzanne is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC). She majored in East Asian Studies at Mount Holyoke College and received her Masters degree and Certificate of Advanced Study in Art Conservation at Buffalo State College.

 Note NEDCC Staff Listening Party Reveal Song - Suzanne Gramly

George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue,  performed by the NY Philharmonic and conducted by Leonard Bernstein

 

Fischer_M AIC Fellow LogoMonique Fischer, Senior Photograph Conservator

Monique Fischer has specialized in the conservation of photographic materials since 1994. In collaboration with the Image Permanence Institute, she was awarded a Technical Achievement Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1997 for the development of A-D Strips, a tool that detects deterioration in acetate film. Monique lectures extensively on photograph conservation in the US and abroad, and has been awarded two fellowships by the J. Paul Getty Trust to investigate the longevity of digital output media.  She is a Fellow of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC). Monique received a B.A. in Chemistry from Smith College, and a M.S. in Art Conservation with a concentration in Photographic Materials from the Winterthur / University of Delaware Program.

 Note NEDCC Staff Listening Party Reveal Song - Monique Fischer

Peace Piece, by Bill Evans, from Everybody Digs Bill Evans

 

 

Luana Maekawa

Luana Maekawa, Senior Conservator

Luana Maekawa has worked in the field of paper conservation for over 30 years, and since 1991 has operated a successful private paper conservation practice in Florence, Italy.  She was a conservation team member from 2015 to 2016 on the “Raphael Project” at the Biblioteca Pinacoteca Ambrosiana in Milan, Italy, providing treatment on Phases I-III on Raphael’s “School of Athens” cartoon (2.74 m X 7.92 m.)  Luana is experienced in the conservation of Asian paintings and wallpapers, including folding screens, Tibetan thangkas, Chinese paintings on paper and silk, and Japanese woodblock prints. Luana has served as guest lecturer on conservation topics at various professional meetings, and has published articles on Japanese paintings, anatomical botany models, and other conservation projects and techniques. She earned a BA in Art History at Rutgers University and studied paper conservation at the Opificio delle Pietre Dure in Florence, Italy. Luana is an Associate Member of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) and a member of ICOM.

 Note NEDCC Staff Listening Party Reveal Song - Luana Maekawa

Telemann Concerto for 4 violins in D major

 

 

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Claire Grund, Associate Conservator
Claire Grund has worked in the field of paper conservation since 2003. She completed an internship at the Frances Loeb Library at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 2004, and was the Von Clemm Fellow in Book Conservation at the Boston Athenaeum in 2005. Her special interest is working with large-scale, complex archival collections. Claire received a diploma in Bookbinding from the North Bennet Street School in Boston, MA, and holds a B.A. in Historic Preservation/Architectural Conservation from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. She is a member of the Book and Paper Group of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), and a member of the Guild of Book Workers.

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AIC Professional Associate LogoAmanda Maloney, Associate Photograph and Paper Conservator
Amanda Maloney has worked in the field of photograph conservation since 2011. She received Masters degrees from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation, and the program for Photographic Preservation and Collections Management at Ryerson University/George Eastman House. She gained  experience working with photographic materials as a conservator at The Better Image®. She has also completed conservation internships at the   Sherman Fairchild Photograph Conservation Laboratory at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and at the Fotorestauratie Atelier of Clara von Waldthausen (Amsterdam). In addition to treatment, Amanda has participated in surveys,  research, and workshops on the preservation of photographic materials.  She is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC).

Katie Boodle

AIC Professional Associate LogoKathryn Boodle, Associate Conservator

Kathryn Boodle has studied and worked in the conservation field since 2010, beginning as an intern at a private conservation lab in Columbia, SC. She completed student work placements at the National Maritime Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Museum of London-Docklands in London, as well as at the Glucksman Conservation Centre, Aberdeen, Scotland.  Kathryn earned her MA in Art Conservation at the University of the Arts (Camberwell College of the Arts,) London. She is a  member of the Institute of Conservation (UK) and the International Council of Museums, and a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC).

 Terra Huber

Professional AssociateTerra Huber, Assistant Conservator

Terra Huber has studied and worked in the field of conservation since 2009. She has completed internships at The Newberry Library, the Walters Art Museum, the Boston Athenaeum, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Terra earned a Master of Arts with a Certificate of Advanced Study in Art Conservation from Buffalo State College, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Tyler School of Arts of Temple University. She is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC), and a member of the Guild of Book Workers.

Audrey Jawando

Audrey Jawando, Assistant Conservator

Audrey Jawando has worked in the field of paper and book conservation since 2000. She has a BA in Art History from Stanford University and earned a diploma in Bookbinding from North Bennet Street School. She worked as a conservation technician and archives assistant for the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site and has participated in internships at the Boston Athenaeum and at NEDCC. Her special interests include 17th–19th century decorative papers; she assisted in the cataloging and housing of the Loring Collection of Decorated Papers at Harvard’s Houghton Library. 

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NEDCC Staff Listening Party Reveal Song - Audrey Jawando

Been to the Moon, by Corrine Bailey Rae, from The Heart Speaks in Whispers

 

 

Emily Schuchart 

Emily Schuchart, Preparator/Conservation Technician

Emily Schuchart joined the paper conservation staff in 2016. She has completed internships at the Palmer Museum of Art at Pennsylvania State University and Syracuse University Art Galleries, and has experience in art handling, matting, framing, and exhibit installation. Emily earned a Masters in Museum Studies from Syracuse University.

Kaeley Ferguson

Kaeley Ferguson, Conservation Technician

Kaeley is a recent graduate of Boston University with a BA in Chemistry and a Minor in the History of Art and Architecture. She has also participated in conservation internships at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, focusing on conservation science and conservation of Asian paintings.