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Stephanie Auffret (she/her) worked at the Winterthur Museum from May 2008 to
April 2016 as a Furniture Conservator and Assistant Professor in Art
Conservation. In April 2016, she joined the Getty Conservation Institute
(Los Angeles) as a Project Specialist in the Collections Department,
where she develops training opportunities for conservators
internationally. She continues to serve as Affiliated Faculty at the
University of Delaware, providing guidance for students as needed.
received a Masters Degree in Art History in 1998 from the University of
Paris IV Sorbonne and a Masters in Art Conservation from the University
of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne in 2006. In January 2010, she received her
PhD in Art History, from the University of Paris IV Sorbonne, entitled The Authenticity of French Furniture: Interpretation, Evaluation and Preservation.
native of France, she started working in a private workshop in Paris in
1995 where she spent six years, treating mainly 18th century French
furniture. She completed her training in Bordeaux and Revel, in the
South of France. Deciding to enrich her experience in the United States,
she was an intern at the J.P. Getty Museum during the summer of 2001, a
Kress fellow at SPNEA (now known as Historic New England) in 2003-04,
and a Mellon Foundation fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in
2004-05. Before joining the Winterthur Museum in 2008, she was an
Assistant Furniture Conservator at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston,
where she treated and studied American furniture for the opening of the
new American Wing in 2010.
She has lectured for private and
professional audiences in Europe and the United States and authored
several articles. The topics range from the study of toothing plane
marks on a 17th century Parisian ebony cabinet that allowed to
differentiate between different restoration campaigns, to the design of
support frames for upholstery conservation as well as ethical
considerations related to the treatment of cultural heritage. She has a
strong interest in decorative surfaces and their preservation. She has
been part of the organization committee of the French-American
Partnership (2006), a project sponsored by the Florence Gould Foundation
and the American Institute for Conservation (AIC) that brought more
than twenty French conservators, curators and craftsmen to the United
States in order to share their approaches of furniture conservation and
connoisseurship. She has been Program Chair of the Wooden Artifacts
Group (WAG) of the American Institute for Conservation in 2011-12 and
Chair of the group from 2013 to 2015. She is a Professional Associate of
the AIC. She is currently Coordinator of the Wood, Furniture
and Lacquer Group of ICOM-CC.
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