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.

Select a State: AL, CA, FL, GA, IL, KY, LA, ME, MA, MS, NY, NC, RI, SC, TN, VT, VA

ALABAMA

Howard Sutcliffe
River Region Costume and Textile Conservation
Montgomery, AL
(267) 974-1913
rrtextileconservation@gmail.com
https://www.rrtextileconservation.com/
Specialty: Textiles

Hans Watford
Keeper One
Birmingham, AL
(205) 871-8472
firstkeeper1@gmail.com
Specialty: Bookbinder/Conservator, Rare Book Collector

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CALIFORNIA

Margaret Geiss-Mooney
Conservator/Collections Manager in Private Practice
Petaluma, CA
(707) 763-8694
meg@textileconservator.com
https://www.textileconservator.com
Specialty: Textiles, Costume, & Contemporary Fibre
Other Services: Off-site disaster response, phone consultations, & Equipment location assistance

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FLORIDA

Bitzy Couling
ArtCare Conservation
Miami, FL
(305) 661-3707
bitzy@artcareconservation.com
https://www.artcareconservation.com
Specialty: Paintings
Other Services: Off-site disaster response, phone consultations, & Equipment location assistance

Viviana Dominguez
Art Conservators Lab
Miami, FL
(786) 973-8138
art.conservation.services@gmail.com
https://www.artconservatorslab.com
AIC Professional Associate
Specialty: Murals, paintings, and art on paper
Other Services: Conservation survey and assessments, Off-site disaster response, phone consultations, & Equipment location assistance

Amparo Escolano
South Florida Art Conservation
West Palm Beach, FL
(561) 557-4036
aem@sflac.net
https://www.sflac.net
Specialty: Paper, paintings, sculptures, objects
Other Services: On-site Conservation, Off-site disaster response & phone consultations

Clara Huisman
University of Miami
Miami, FL
(305) 726-7679
chuisman@miami.edu
Specialty: Book and Paper

Rustin Levenson
ArtCare Conservation
Miami, FL
(305) 661-3707
rustin@artcareconservation.com
https://www.artcareconservation.com
Specialty: Paintings
Other Services: Off-site disaster response, phone consultations, & Equipment location assistance

Kelly O’Neill
ArtCare Conservation
Miami, FL
(305) 661-3707
kelly@artcareconservation.com
https://www.artcareconservation.com
Specialty: Paintings
Other Services: Off-site disaster response, phone consultations, & Equipment location assistance

Veronica Romero
ArtCare Conservation
Miami, FL
(305) 661-3707
veronica@artcareconservation.com
https://www.artcareconservation.com
Specialty: Paintings
Other Services: Off-site disaster response, phone consultations, & Equipment location assistance

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

Oliver Watkiss
ArtCare Conservation
Miami, FL
(305) 661-3707
oliver@artcareconservation.com
https://www.artcareconservation.com
Specialty: Paintings, structural treatment
Other Services: Off-site disaster response, phone consultations, & Equipment location assistance

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GEORGIA

Ann Frellsen
Frellsen Conservation Services
Decatur, GA
(404) 373-4694
ann.frellsen@emory.edu
Specialty: Book and Paper, Disaster Planning, Salvage and Recovery
Other Services: Off-site disaster response, phone consultations, & Equipment location assistance

Laura Goodman
PaperCare Studio
East Point, GA
(404) 410-6488
info@papercarestudio.com
https://www.papercarestudio.com
Specialty: Fine art on paper, maps, documents, photographs
Other Services: Off-site disaster response, phone consultations, & Equipment location assistance

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

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

Shannon Douglas Kimbro
City of Atlanta
Decatur, GA
(770) 324-6185
sdawn17@yahoo.com
Specialty: Paintings

Nancy S. Livengood
Fulton County Arts and Culture
Atlanta, GA
(404) 783-0210
nslivengood@gmail.com
https://www.nsshippenart.com
Specialty: Objects conservation

Kayla Moorhead
Pre-program Student
Lithonia, GA
(404) 863-4995
kmoorhead2@student.gsu.edu
Specialty: None (Contact for conservation study opportunities only)

Kim Norman
Emory University Libraries
Atlanta, GA
(404) 727-8244
kim.norman@emory.edu
Specialty: Book and Paper

Michelle Savant
Savant and Shutts Art Conservation
Chamblee, GA
(404) 462-3842
michelle@savantandshutts.com
https://www.savantandshutts.com
Specialty: Objects, outdoor sculpture, paintings, murals, frames
Other Services: On-site conservation, Off-site disaster response, & phone consultations

Tina Seetoo
Delta Flight Museum
Atlanta, GA
(404) 773-3067
tina.seetoo@delta.com
Specialty: Book and Paper
Other Services: Off-site disaster response, & phone consultations

Larry Shutts
Savant and Shutts Art Conservation
Chamblee, GA
(404) 462-3842
larry@savantandshutts.com
https://www.savantandshutts.com
Specialty: Paintings
Other Services: On-site conservation, Off-site disaster response, & phone consultations

Katherine Singley
Conservation Anthropologica
Decatur, GA
(404) 373-0995
singley@mindspring.com
Specialty: Archaeological, ethnographic, historic, and decorative objects

Sigourney Smuts
The Georgia Archives
Morrow, GA
(678) 364-3842
sigourney.smuts@usg.edu
www.georgiaarchives.org
Specialty: Book and Paper, prevenative Conservation
Other Services: Emergency Response (On-site & by phone)

Stephanie Watkins
Watkins Conservation Services, LLC
Atlanta, GA (appointment only)
(678) 957-9700
swatkinswork@gmail.com
AIC Fellow
Specialty: Art, artifacts, and photographs on paper
Other services: Consultations, collections assessments and surveys, examination before purchase, preservation, and treatment

Kirsten Wehner
Emory University Libraries
Atlanta, GA
(404) 579-0130
kwehner@emory.edu
Specialty: Book and Paper
Other Services: On-site conservation, Off-site disaster response, & phone consultations

Kaitlyn Wright
Fellow at the Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University
Decatur, GA
(240) 920-9146
k.wright.art@gmail.com
Specialty: Objects

Kathryn Wright
Southern Book & Paper Conservation, LLC
Macon, GA
(478) 283-8659 
southernbnp@gmail.com
https://www.southernbnp.com/
Specialty: Book and Paper

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ILLINOIS

Yadin Larochette
Tru Vue, Inc.
McCook, IL
(312) 758-3737
ylarochette@tru-vue.com
http://tru-vue.com/museums-collections/
Specialty: Textiles, Museum and Conservation Liaison for Tru Vue, Inc.

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KENTUCKY

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

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LOUISIANA

Susie Anders
Southern Art Conservation, LLC
Baton Rouge, LA
(225) 485-8286
susieanders321@gmail.com
https://www.southernartconservation.com
Specialty: Objects
Other Services: On-site Conservation, Off-site disaster response, phone consultations, and Equipment location assistance

Bridget Broadley
Conservator in Private Practice
New Orleans, LA
(504) 717-7474
bridgetmbroadley@gmail.com
Specialty: Books and Paper
Other Services: On-site Conservation, Off-site disaster response, & phone consultations

Sara White
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA
(504) 505-8061
swhite19@tulane.edu
Specialty: Book conservation, book arts, letterpress

Claire Winfield
Conservator in Private Practice
New Orleans, LA
(314) 629-3152
claire.w.winfield@gmail.com
Specialty: Paintings
Other Services: On-site Conservation, Off-site disaster response, & phone consultations

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MAINE

Eva Sander-Conwell
Conwell Conservation Services
Brunswick, ME
(423) 255-5075
sanderconwell@gmail.com
Specialty: Objects
Other Services: Off-site & phone consultations

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MASSACHUSETTS

Katie Boodle
Northeast Document Conservation Center
Andover, MA
(978) 470-1010 ext 230
kboodle@nedcc.org
https://www.nedcc.org
AIC Professional Associate
Specialty: Books and art on paper, parchment documents and illuminations
Other Services: On-site Conservation, Collections and building assessments, & phone consultations

Tahe Zalal
Northeast Document Conservation Center
Andover, MA/Greensboro, NC
tzalal@nedcc.org
https://www.nedcc.org
Specialty: Paper
Other Services: Collections and building assessments, Off-site disaster response, preventative conservation & phone consultations

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MISSISSIPPI

Roy T. Canizaro
PhotoArts Imaging Professionals
Hattiesburg, MS
(601) 582-3686
rtc@photoartsimaging.com
https://www.photoartsimaging.com
Specialty: Electronic & Time-based Media
Other services: Digitization of media, archives materials; processing & printing large format films

Kim R. Du Boise
PhotoArts Imaging Professionals
Hattiesburg, MS
(601) 582-3686
krd@photoartsimaging.com
https://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

Kathryn Etre
Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Jackson, MS
(860) 748-2670
kgetre@gmail.com
https://www.mdah.ms.gov/
Specialty: Objects
Other Services: On-site & Off-site disaster response, phone consultations, & Equipment location assistance

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NEW YORK

Gwen Spicer
Spicer Art Conservation, LLC
Delmar, NY
(518) 765-2142
gwen@spicerart.com
https://www.spicerart.com
Specialty: Textiles, Organic Materials, Paper, Use of Magnets
Other Services: Phone Consultations

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NORTH CAROLINA

Richard Baker
Tryon Palace
New Bern, NC
(252) 639-3542
richard.baker@ncdcr.gov
Specialty: Furniture
Other Services: Phone Consultations

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

William P. Brown
North Carolina Museum of Art (retired)
Raleigh, NC
(919) 600-0626
williamp_brown@bellsouth.net
AIC Professional Associate
Specialty: Easel Painting
Other Services: Treatment, Surveys, Consultation

Mark Erdmann
Erdmann Art Conservation, LLC
(216) 372-9709
erdmannconservation@gmail.com
https://www.ErdmannConservation.com
AIC Professional Associate
Specialty: Objects

Jennifer French
North Carolina Museum of History
Raleigh, NC
(919) 807-7883
jennifer.french@ncdcr.gov
https://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/
Specialty: Objects
Other Services: Off-site & phone consultations

David Goist
Goist Art Services, LLC.
Asheville, NC
(828) 785-1812
gocon@aol.com
Specialty: Paintings, Collections Assessments, NHR

Jason Harpe
Richard Grubb & Assoicates, Inc.
Wake Forest, NC
(704) 477-0987
jharpe@rgaincorporated.com
http://www.richardgrubb.com/
Specialty: Gravestone and Monument Conservation
Other Services: On-site Conservation, Off-site disaster response, & phone consultations

Barry Hawkins
AFTERDISASTER
Greensboro, NC
(336) 601-7419
barry.hawkins@afterdisaster.com
https://www.afterdisaster.com/
Specialty: Disaster Response
Other Services: On-site & Off-site disaster response, phone consultations, & Equipment location assistance

Beth Heller
Beth Heller Conservation LLC
Canton, NC
(720) 295-2384
bhellerconservation@gmail.com
http://www.bethhellerconservation.com
AIC Professional Associate
Specialty: Works of art on paper and historic documents
Other services: Collections management/preservation consulting, condition surveys, FAIC CAP assessor

Janet W. Hessling
Hessling Conservation, LLC.
Durham, NC
(919) 210-5465
info@hesslingconservation.com
https://www.hesslingconservation.com
AIC Professional Associate
Specialty: Paintings

Robert J. Hotes
Joseph K. Oppermann – Architect, P.A.
Winston-Salem, NC
(336) 721-1711
rjhotes@jkoa.net
https://www.jkoa.net
Specialty: Preservation Architecture
Other Services: On-site & Off-site disaster response & phone consultations

Matthew Johnson
ECS Conservation
Browns Summit, NC
(336) 665-1317 ext 2203
mjohnson@hfgroup.com
https://www.ecsconservation.com
AIC Professional Associate
Specialty: Book and Paper
Other Services: Off-site disaster response & phone consultations

Marianne Kelsey
Marianne Kelsey Book and Paper Conservation
Greensboro, NC
(336) 509-0536
info@mariannekelsey.com
https://www.mariannekelsey.com
AIC Professional Associate
Specialty: Works of Art on Paper, Vellum/Parchment Documents, Rare Books
Other Services: Collection Surveys & Assessments, Phone Consultations, FAIC CAP Assessor

Edward Macomber
E G Macomber Studio & Restoration
New Bern, NC
(252) 288-6607
edtinker@suddenlink.net
Specialty: Watercolor and Restoration of Fine Art and Paper
Other Services: On-site & Off-site disaster response, phone consultations, & Equipment loan

Paige Myers
North Carolina Museum of History
Raleigh, NC
(410) 707-7518
paige.myers@ncdcr.gov
https://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/
Specialty: Textiles
Other Services: Off-site & phone consultations

Corey Smith Riley
North Carolina Museum of Art
Raleigh, NC
(919) 664-6912
Corey.Riley@ncdcr.gov
https://www.ncartmuseum.org/
Specialty: Objects

Sharon Penton
Conservator in Private Practice
Mooresville, NC
(703) 679-0236
spenton8@btinternet.com
Specialty: Objects & preventive conservation
Other Services: Phone consultations

Stephan C. Wilcox
National Gallery of Art (Retired)
Mars Hill, NC
(202) 699-2790
stevewilcox397@gmail.com
Specialty: Frames and gilded objects
Other Services: On-site & Off-site disaster response & phone consultations

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RHODE ISLAND

Ingrid Nueman
RISD Museum
Providence, RI
(401) 454-6549
ineuman@risd.edu
https://risdmuseum.org/
Specialty: Textiles
Other Services: Phone consultations

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SOUTH CAROLINA

Jennifer Bullock
Carolina Conservation
Irmo, SC
(803) 781-1515
jennifer@carolinaconservation.com
http://www.carolinaconservation.com/
Specialty: Paintings
Other Services: Frames, photos, paper, objects, specialize in art damaged by fire and/or water

Massimiliano Bernasconi
Carolina Conservation
Irmo, SC
(803) 781-1515
max@carolinaconservation.com
http://www.carolinaconservation.com/
Specialty: Books and Paper, Frames
Other Services: Frames, photos, paper, objects, specialize in art damaged by fire and/or water

James Davis
Charleston Library Society
Charleston, SC
843-723-9912
jdavis@charlestonlibrarysociety.org
https://charlestonlibrarysociety.org/conservation-bindery/
Specialty: Book and Paper
Other Services: On-site & Off-site disaster response & phone consultations

Laura Garner-Hine
ReNewell Inc. Fine Art Conservation
Columbia, SC
(803) 254-1640
Garnerlk88@gmail.com
https://www.renewellinc.com
Specialty: Oil paintings and frames
Other services: Off-site disaster response and phone consultation

Ginny Newell
ReNewell Inc. Fine Art Conservation
Columbia, SC
(803) 254-1640
conservation@msn.com
https://www.renewellinc.com
Specialty: Oil paintings and art on paper
Other services: Off-site disaster response and phone consultation

Johanna Rivera
Warren Lasch Conservation Center, Clemson University
Charleston, SC
jrd123@clemson.edu
https://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/conservation/
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

Travis Zuidema
Carolina Conservation
Irmo, SC
(803) 781-1515
travis@carolinaconservation.com
http://www.carolinaconservation.com/
Specialty: Pre-Program (Conservation Technician)
Other Services: Frames, photos, paper, objects, specialize in art damaged by fire and/or water

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TENNESSEE

Emily Farek
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Nashville, TN
(615) 253-6460
emily.farek@tn.gov
https://sos.tn.gov/tsla
Specialty: Paper, Library & archives materials
Other Services: Phone consultations

Sara Landham
Pre-program Student
Chattanooga, TN
(415) 577-8832
sara.e.lanham@gmail.com
Specialty: None (Contact for conservation study opportunities only)

Lucinda Lindermann
LucinArts
Chattanooga, TN
(786) 519-8449
lucindasculptor@gmail.com
Specialty: Outdoor sculpture conservation
Other Services: On-site Conservation, Off-site disaster response, & phone consultations

Shelley Reisman Paine
Shelley Paine Conservation, LLC
Nashville, TN
(615) 400-4032
shelleyrpaine@gmail.com
http://www.srpaine.com/
Specialty: Sculpture, object conservation & museum consultation
Other Services: On-site Conservation, Off-site disaster response, & phone consultations

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VERMONT

Carolyn Frisa
Works on Paper, LLC
Bellows Falls, VT
(802) 460-1149
carolyn@works-on-paper.net
https://www.works-on-paper.net
Specialty: Paper
Other Services: Off-site disaster response & phone consultations

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VIRGINIA

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

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