Professional Training

 

 

  2012

 

 

 PACR Accreditation awarded by ICON

 


1998 (Part-Time)

                                     

 

Institute of Archaeology, University of London,

Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites

(module from MSc programme)

 

1987-1990 

The City and Guilds of London Art School, Kennington, London.

Diploma in Conservation and Restoration studies

 

 

Teaching Positions

 

 

2011-Present

 

Supervision of student placements, work experience and interns Sculpture Studio, Conservation Department, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Internal assessor for level 4 Conservation Diploma and NVQ level 2 in Cultural Heritage. Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

 

2009-10

Part-time Tutor in Stone Conservation for Under/Post graduate Degree courses. City & Guilds of London Art School, 124 Kennington Park Rd., London SE11 4DJ

 

Employment

 

 

2006  (on-going)

(Part -time)

 

Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Senior conservator in Sculpture studio, Conservation Dept.

 

 

 

1995-97

(Part-time)

Plowden and Smiths Ltd, Wandsworth, London. Conservation of ancient stuccoes, plasters, indoor and outdoor stone sculpture.

 

 

 

1990-92

(Full- time)

Conservation Department, British Museum, London. Conservator in the stone, mosaics and wall paintings section.

 

 

Self -Employment (on-going)

 

 

Architectural and Monumental work:

 

St John's College, Cambridge (2014) The conservation of medieval stone sculptural panels which form part of an oriel window on the Masters Lodge.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Whitehall, London (2014) Condition assessment and reports, remedial conservation work and the boxing in of 5 marble sculptures before adjacent building works proceed.

Kings Lynne Museum (2013) Conservation and mounting of C14th stone cross

Panacea Society, Bedford (2012/2013) Conservation and mounting of large slate inscription panel

Private Client (2011) Conservation and installation of a Terracotta wellhead by Mary Seton Watts

Private Client (2011) Conservation of a C18th Coadestone Pedestal

St Mary's Church, Brent Pelham (2011) Restoration of a marble inscription panel

St Andrews Church, Wimpole Estate -(2010) Conservation of a marble chest tomb

St John's College, Cambridge (2008) Conservation of stringcourse and architectural carving. (2003)'Conservation survey of the external polychrome sculpture and architectural carving' in collaboration with Tobit Curteis Associates

Buckingham Palace (2002) Colour matching of new stonework on the Garden façade

Tobit Curteis Associates (2000) Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Conservation of plasterwork and polychrome ceilings in the Entrance Hall,

The Merchants House, Marlborough, (2003) Reattachment of plaster fragments and conservation of C17th decorative scheme

St.Thomas' Church, Douglas, Isle of Man (2000) Conservation of C19th wall paintings.

Sagalassos Archaeological site, SW Turkey (1999-2001) Site conservation of wall plasters, mosaic floor and architectural stonework

Linley Sambourne House, Kensington, London (2002) Conservation of interior plasterwork

Leighton House Museum (1998) Cleaning and mortar repairs to the mosaic floors

Painshill Park, Surrey (1999) restoration of C18th grotto

Cliveden Conservation Ltd (1993) Restoration of 5 C18th stucco ceilings at Uppark House, Hants.

 

 

Sculptural work:

 

Royal Pharmaceutical Society (2015) Conservation of portrait busts and a polychromed anatomical figure

British Library (2015) Preparation of facsimile portrait bust of Sir Robert Coton for Exhibition

Private Client (2014) Conservation of a Terracotta sundial, pedestal and base by Mary Seton Watts

Private Client (2013) Conservation of C18th marble portrait busts by F.Roubiliac.

Private Client (2013) Conservation of plaster portrait bust and polychrome plaster cast roundels

Hill house Antiques, London (2000-ongoing) C19th-C20th Plaster and terracotta work by Mary Seton Watts

Norwich Castle Museum (2010) Conservation and installation of Medieval limestone sculpture of St Christopher

Patina Arts (2010) Conservation of Black marble 'Bunny Boy' by Faile

Thetford House Museum (2004-2005) Conservation of 15 medieval stone objects for display

The Royal Society (2002) Condition assessment and preparation for display of portrait busts

Girton College, Cambridge (2000) Conservation of plaster portrait bust

Watts Art Gallery, Compton Conservation of terracotta work by Mary Seton Watts.

St Thomas's Hospital (2000) conservation and re-fixing of marble portrait busts.

 

 

Exhibition work:

 

Victoria and Albert Museum (present) Involvement with temporary loan exhibitions; carrying out condition reports, installation and de-installation of contemporary and historic exhibitions.

The British Library (2003-ongoing) Condition assessment and preparation of stone objects for exhibition: Armenia Art, The painted Labyrinth: The world of the Lindisfarne Gospels, Maps, King Edward

Tate Modern (1997-2003) Century City, Commonwealth, Fritsch,

Tate Britain (1998) Tacita Dean

The Baltic (2005) Keinholz