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  • Alyssa Hull, Fulbright Scholar, examining Munch's painting "The Murderer" (Moderen) using XRF, with conservator Jin Strand Ferrer in Norway

    Alyssa Hull, Fulbright Scholar, examining Munch's painting "The Murderer" (Moderen) using XRF, with conservator Jin Strand Ferrer in Norway

  • Undergraduate alumnae Jae Gutierrez and Debra Hess Norris teaching HBCU student how to care for historic photographs

    Undergraduate alumnae Jae Gutierrez (center) and Debra Hess Norris (right) teaching how to care for historic photographs.  Jae is now the Arthur J. Bell Senior Photograph Conservator, Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona.


 Since 2004, 149 students have graduated from the undergraduate art conservation program, or an average of 12 students per year.  Of these students 37% have gone on for conservation/preservation programs in the US, Canada, or Europe.  Currently 12% are in the pipeline, interning and preparing to be admitted into a conservation program.  Another 31% have gone into related fields such as museum studies or libraries, while 17% have changed fields entirely going into, for instance, nursing, software development, or teaching.  

  • Molly Gleeson and summer intern Jesus Real learn how to use a FLIR camera at Watts Towers

    Molly Gleeson and summer intern Jesus Real learn how to use a FLIR camera at Watts Towers (project coordinated by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the UCLA/Getty Conservation Program)

  • UD undergrad alumna Clara Curran patching a neoprene curtain by Izhar Patkin at MoMA

    UD undergrad alumna Clara Curran patching a neoprene curtain by Izhar Patkin at MoMA

Check out what Jennifer Camp is doing these days. 

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  • Art Conservation and Fulbright scholar Alyssa Hull (BA 2014) Analyzing Munch's paint tubes with XRF at the Munch Museum (photo courtesy of Erika Gohde Sandbakken)
  • Fulbright Fellow Carmen Chiu in front of CKS Memorial, TaiwanHall
  • Alyssa Hull, Fulbright Scholar, examining Munch's painting "The Murderer" (Moderen) using XRF, with conservator Jin Strand Ferrer in Norway

Carmen Chiu, a 2009 alum of our BA program traveled to Taipei, Taiwan to study Chinese Painting Conservation through the U.S. Fulbright Program. She is took classes on Chinese painting, ethics, and treatment with Professor Chang Yuan Feng at the National Taiwan Normal University. Also Carmen interned in the Calligraphy and Painting Dept with Mr. Hung Sun-Hsin at the National Palace Museum.