Find a Conservator

Listed below are SERCA members available for consultation. For more conservators in your area please visit the American Institute for Conservation.
This list does not imply any professional endorsement by the Southeast Regional Conservation Association.

ALABAMA

Howard Sutcliffe
River Region Costume and Textile Conservation
Montgomery AL
267-974-1913
rrtextileconservation@gmail.com
Specialty: Textiles

FLORIDA

Muffie Austin
Textile Conservation Services
Fernandina Beach, FL
904-491-3871
AIC Professional Associate
Specialty: Textiles

Andrew Baxter, Conservator
Bronze et al, Ltd.
Port Charlotte, FL
(804) 677-7030
Bronzeetal@msn.com
Specialty: Sculpture & Monuments, Objects

Beverly Burgin
Burgin Conservation of Paintings
Lithia, FL
813-541-6345 or 813-655-9555
http://www.burginartrestore.com

Viviana Dominguez
Art Conservators Lab
Miami, FL
(786) 973-8138
art.conservation.services@gmail.com
http://www.artconservatorslab.com
AIC Professional Associate
Specialty: Murals, paintings and art on paper
Other Services: conservation survey and assessments

Fletcher Durant
University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries
Gainesville, FL
512.661.8829
fletcher.durant@gmail.com
Specialty: Book and Paper

Amparo Escolano
South Florida Art Conservation
West Palm Beach, FL
(561) 557-4036
sflac@sflac.net
http://www.sflac.net
Specialty: Paper, paintings, sculptures, objects

Rustin Levenson
ArtCare Conservation
Miami, FL
305-661-3707
rustinfl@aol.com
artcareconservation.com
Specialty: Paintings

Kelly O’Neill
ArtCare Conservation
Miami, FL
352-328-9226
Kelly@artcareconservation.com
Specialty: Paintings

Veronica Romero
ArtCare Conservation
Miami, FL
305-661-3707
veronica@artcareconservation.com
Specialty: Paintings

George Schwartz
ConservArt
Boca Raton, FL
561-705-4179
george@conservart.com
Www.ConservArt.com
Specialty: Paintings, Works on Paper, Objects, Photographic Collections, etc.,

Barbara Stella
Stella Art Conservation
West Palm Beach, FL
561-346-3402
info@stellaartconservation.com
stellaartconservation.com
AIC Professional Associate
Specialty: Paintings, Indoor Sculptures, Objects, Artifacts, Murals
Other Services: Conservation assessments and reporting, consultations, disaster recovery, preventive conservation.

James Swope
James. Swope Fine Arts Conservation, Inc.
West Palm Beach, FL
561 833 2862
James@jsfac.com
Specialty: Paintings

Oliver Watkiss
Artcare Conservation
Miami, FL
305-661-3707
oliver@artcareconservation.com
http://www.artcareconservation.com
Specialty: Paintings, structural treatment specialty

GEORGIA

Jessica Betz Abel
Carlos Museum
Atlanta, GA
404-310-5562
jessica.abel@emory.edu
Specialty: Objects

Shae Avery
Avery Gallery, Inc.
Marietta, GA
770-427-2459
shae@averygallery.com
Specialty: Kasimir etchings, painting, frame and sculpture restoration

Ann Frellsen
Frellsen Consulting
Decatur, GA
404-964-5557
libavf@emory.edu
Specialty: Book and Paper, Disaster Recovery

Laura Goodman
PaperCare Studio
Atlanta, GA
404-410-6488
info@papercarestudio.com
http://www.papercarestudio.com
Specialty: Fine art on paper, maps, documents, photographs

Andrew Huot
Big River Bindery, LLC
Norcross, GA
(404) 831-3849
bigriverbindery@gmail.com
http://www.bigriverbindery.com
Specialty: Book and paper

Barbara Hutsell
Decatur, GA
706-2521101
bpfhutz@comcast.net
Specialty: librarian emerita
other services: phone consultation

Tracey Johnson
Georgia Archives
Morrow, GA
(678) 364-3762
tracey.johnson@usg.edu
Specialty: Book and paper

Shannon Douglas Kimbro
City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs
Decatur, GA
770.324.6185
sdawn17@yahoo.com
Specialty: Paintings

Nancy S. Livengood
NS Shippen Art
Atlanta, GA
(404) 783-0210
nslivengood@gmail.com
http://www.nsshippenart.com
Specialty: Objects conservation

Christopher Muller
Purafil, Inc.
Doraville, GA
770-825-7341
cmuller@purafil.com
http://www.purafil.com
Specialty: Environmental air quality – monitoring and filtration for chemical pollutants

Kim Norman
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
404-556-4498
kim.norman@emory.edu
web.library.emory.edu
Specialty: Book and Paper

Michelle Savant
Savant and Shutts Art Conservation
Atlanta, GA
404-462-3842
michelle@savantandshutts.com
larry@savantandshutts.com
http://www.savantandshutts.com
Specialty: Objects, outdoor sculpture, paintings, murals, frames

Larry Shutts
Savant & Shutts Art Conservation
Atlanta, GA
404.462.3842
larry@savantandshutts.com
http://www.savantandshutts.com
Specialty: Paintings

Katherine Singley
Conservation Anthropologica
Decatur, GA
404-373-0995
singley@mindspring.com
Professional Associate AIC
Member SEMC, Florida Association of Museums
Specialty: Archaeological, ethnographic, historic, and decorative objects
Other services: CAP assessments, as well as general and object-specific surveys of collections

Stephanie Watkins
Watkins Conservation Services, LLC
Available by appointment only in northeast Atlanta metro area, GA
678-957-9700
swatkinswork@gmail.com
AIC Fellow
Specialty: Art, artifacts, and photographs on paper (e.g. works of art, documents, prints, maps, posters, paper ephemera, manuscripts, and related supports such as works on parchment)
Other services: Consultations, collections assessments and surveys, examination before purchase, preservation, and treatment

Kirsten Wehner
Atlanta, GA
(404) 727-9042
kwehner@emory.edu
Specialty: Book/Paper

KENTUCKY

Laura Moeller
Strange Stock Art Conservation, LLC
Covington, KY
859-739-3989
laura@strangestockconservation.com
http://www.strangestockconservation.com
Specialty: Paper and photographic materials

LOUISIANA

Susie Anders
Southern Art Conservation, LLC
Baton Rouge, LA
225-485-8286
susieanders321@gmail.com
southernartconservation.com
Specialty: Objects

Elise Grenier
Grenier Conservation Llc
New Orleans, LA
225-572-0759
grenierconservation@gmail.com
Grenierconservation.com
Specialty: Conservation of murals, paintings, stone and stucco

MASSACHUSETTS

Katie Boodle
Northeast Document Conservation Center
Andover, MA
(978) 470-1010 ext 230
kboodle@nedcc.org
Specialty: Books and art on paper

Tahe Zalal
Northeast Document Conservation Center
Andover, MA
tzalal@nedcc.org
nedcc.org
Specialty: Paper conservation

MISSISSIPPI

Roy T. Canizaro
PhotoArts Imaging Professionals
Hattiesburg, MS
601-582-3686
rtc@photoartsimaging.com
Specialty: Electronic & Time-based Media

Kim R. Du Boise
PhotoArts Imaging Professionals, LLC
Hattiesburg, MS
601-582-3686 (FOTO)
k.r.duboise@photoartsimaging.com
http://www.photoartsimaging.com
AIC Professional Associate
Specialty: Photographic materials, glass, metal, film, historic processes & prints; preservation & conservation assessments & planning assistance; electronic media & film conservation
Other services: Digitization of media, archives materials; processing & printing large format films

NEW YORK

Gwen Spicer
Spicer Art Conservation, LLC
Delmar, NY
(518) 765-2142
gwen@spicerart.com
spicerart.com

NORTH CAROLINA

Richard Baker
Tryon Palace
New Bern, NC
252-639-3542
richard.baker@ncdcr.gov
Specialty: furniture, metals

William Brown
North Carolina Museum of Art
Raleigh, NC
919.600.0626
william.p.brown@ncdcr.gov
Specialty: Paintings

Ruth Barach Cox
Painting Conservation Inc.
Durham, NC
919-493-2031
ruthcox108@gmail.com
coxpaintingconservation.com
Specialty: Easel painting
Other Services: Surveys, consultation, examination, treatment (on-site treatment, in studio treatment)

Mark Erdmann
Riley Art Conservation
Raleigh, NC
216-372-9709
markandrewerdmann@gmail.com
Specialty: Objects

Jennifer French
North Carolina Museum of History
Raleigh, NC
(919) 807-7883
jennifer.french@ncdcr.gov
Specialty: Objects

Andy Gabrysiak
North Carolina Museum of Art
Raleigh, NC
248-914-0580
andygabrysi@gmail.com
Specialty: Exhibit installation, art handling, collections care

David Goist
Goist Art Conservation
Asheville, NC
828-785-1812
gocon@aol.com
Specialty: Paintings and painted surfaces

Barry Hawkins
AFTERDISASTER
Greensboro, NC
336-601-7419
barry.hawkins@afterdisaster.com
Specialty: Disaster Response

Janet W. Hessling
Hessling Conservation, LLC.
Durham, NC
(919) 210-5465
info@hesslingconservation.com
http://www.hesslingconservation.com
AIC Professional Associate
Specialty: Paintings
Other services: Collections care, surveys

Robert J. Hotes
Joseph K. Oppermann – Architect, PA
Winston-Salem, NC
336-721-1711
rjhotes@jkoa.net
http://www.jkoa.net
Specialty: Preservation Architecture

Matthew Johnson
ECS Conservation
Browns Summit, NC
(336) 665-1317
mjohnson@hfgroup.com
http://www.ecsconservation.com
AIC Professional Associate
Specialty: Book Conservation

Renee Jolly
Biltmore Estate
Asheville, NC
828-225-6356
rjolly@biltmore.com
Specialty: Objects

Marianne Kelsey
Marianne Kelsey Book and Paper Conservation
Greensboro, NC
(336)509-0536
mariannefkelsey@gmail.com
http://www.mariannekelsey.com
Specialty: Book and paper
Other Services: onsite consultations and collections surveys, disaster relief

Paige Myers
North Carolina Museum of History
Raleigh, NC
410-707-7518
paige.myers@ncdcr.gov
Specialty: Textile Conseration

Corey Smith Riley
NC Museum of Art
Raleigh, NC
646-483-4348
Corey.Riley@ncdcr.gov
Specialty: Objects

Connor Seaton
North Carolina State University-Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Raleigh, NC
910-546-3546
colyseaton@gmail.com
Specialty: Student

Heather South
Western Regional Archives, State Archives of NC
Asheville, NC
828-296-7230
heather.south@ncdcr.gov
Specialty: Documents and photographs

Kesha Talbert
ECS Conservation
Browns Summit, NC
(336) 665-1317
ktalbert@hfgroup.com
http://www.ecsconservation.com
Specialty: Paper Conservation

Kate Vukovich
North Carolina State Archives
Raleigh, NC
515-802-1117
k.a.vukovich@gmail.com
Specialty: Book and paper

Kara Warren
Biltmore Estate
Asheville, NC
828.777.9131
kwarren@biltmore.com
Specialty: Preventive Conservation

Stephan C. Wilcox
National Gallery of Art ( Retired)
Mars Hill, NC
202-699-2790
stevewilcox397@gmail.com
Specialty: Frames and gilded objects

RHODE ISLAND

Mariela Aguero Barrantes
University of Rhode Island
Providence, RI
401-871-3813
maguerob@uri.edu
Specialty: Textiles

SOUTH CAROLINA

Jennifer Bullock
Carolina Conservation
Columbia, SC
(541) 954-2634 (Cell), (803) 781-1515 (studio)
jennifer@carolinaconservation.com
http://www.carolinaconservation.com
Specialty: Paintings
Other Services: Frames, photos, paper, objects, mentoring, preprogram placements, ECPN Regional Liaison – Carolinas, specialize in art damaged by fire and/or water

James Davis
Charleston Library Society
Charleston, SC
843-723-9912
jdavis@charlestonlibrarysociety.org
Specialty: Book and Paper

Sarah James
Carolina Conservation
Irmo, SC
803-781-1515
sarah@carolinaconservation.com
Specialty: Objects

Ginny Newell
ReNewell Inc. Fine Art Conservation
Columbia, SC
(803) 254-1640
conservation@msn.com
http://www.renewellinc.com
Specialty: Oil paintings and art on paper
Other services: Consultation

Flavia Puoti
Warren Lasch Conservation Center – Clemson University
Charleston, SC
843-303-0887
fpuoti@clemson.edu
Specialty: Metal Conservator

Johanna Rivera
Warren Lasch Conservation Center, Clemson University
Charleston, SC
jrd123@clemson.edu
http://www.clemson.edu/wlcc
Specialty: Underwater and archaeological materials, preventive conservation
Other services: Analysis provided by the center RAMAN, SEM, XRF, 3D White light scanning, Digital radiography, FTIR, Chromatography

Joanne Klaar Walker
Walker Painting Conservation, LLC
Fort Mill, SC
(240) 575-8676
WalkerPaintingConservation@gmail.com
http://www.walkerpaintingconservation.com
Specialty: Painting conservation
Other Services: courier travel, exhibition condition reports

TENNESSEE

Shelley Reisman Paine
Shelley Paine Conservation, LLC
Nashville, TN
615-400-4032
shelleyrpaine@gmail.com
Specialty: Conservation of objects and sculpture

Eva Sander-Conwell
Conwell Conservation Services
Signal Mountain, TN
(423) 886-6054
sanderconwell@gmail.com
http://www.conwellconservation.com
Specialty: Objects

Luis Seixas
LS Art Conservation
Memphis, TN
901-495-9099
luisvanseixas@gmail.com
facebook.com/LSArtConservation
Speciality: Objects
Other Services: Preventive conservation, assessment. art installation

VIRGINIA

Sue Donovan
University of Virginia Library
Charlottesville, VA
434-924-8102
suedonovan@virginia.edu
Specialty: Book and Paper

Eddie Woodward
Library of Virginia
Richmond, VA
757-810-6237
eddie.woodward@lva.virginia.gov
http://www.lva.virginia.gov/agencies/ccrp/
Specialty: Court Records