• Conservation Organizations

    Foundation of American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (FAIC)

    www.conservation-us.org

    FAIC is a national membership organization supporting conservation professionals in preserving cultural heritage by establishing and upholding professional standards, promoting research and publications, providing educational opportunities, and fostering the exchange of knowledge among conservators, allied professionals, and the public. The website includes a feature “Find A Conservator” search page.

     

    North Texas Association for Art Conservation (NTAAC)

    NTAAC@yahoo.com

    www.NTAAC.Blogspot.com

    NTAAC is a collegial group interested in the preservation, conservation, and restoration of historic and artistic works.

     

    CoOL – Conservation OnLine

    www.cool.conservation-us.org

    CoOL is a freely accessible platform to generate and disseminate vital resources for those working to preserve cultural heritage worldwide.

     

    Canadian Conservation Institute

    www.cci-cci.gu.ca

    CCI is a centre of expertise in conservation and conservation science.

     

    Getty Conservation Institute

    www.getty.edu/conservation

    GCI works to advance conservation practice in the visual arts, broadly interpreted to include objects, collections, architecture, and sites. It serves the conservation community through scientific research, education and training, model field projects, and the broad dissemination of the results of both its own work and the work of others in the field.

     

    Harry Ransom Center/ The University Texas at Austin

    www.hrc.utexas.edu/conservation/resources/directory/

    The Ransom Center has two lists: Private Conservation Work Directory and a Directory of Conservators for Emergency Planning and Response

     

  • Conservators

    Alton Bowman Studio

    altonbowmanstudio@yahoo.com

    contact: Alton Bowman

    Flower Mound TX

    817-430-3032

    Furniture restoration

     

    Art Restorations Inc.

    www.artrestinc.com/

    contact: Cher Goodson

    Dallas TX

    214-350-0811

    Fine Art & Decorative objects conservation

     

    Brown Mountain Restoration

    www.brownmountainrestoration.com/

    contact: Laura Pate

    Dallas TX

    214-824-3205

    Painting and Objects Conservation

     

    Center for Art Conservation

    tish@centerforartconservation.com

    www.centerforartconservation.com

    contact: Tish Brewer

    Dallas TX

    214-827-0200

    Specializes in the treatment of works on paper, prints, maps, posters, paper ephemera, and manuscripts, as well as related materials such as parchment and three-dimensional paper objects.

     

    Csilla Felker-Dennis (semi-retired)

    Dallas TX

    214-691-4337

    Objects Conservator

     

    Helen Houp Fine Art Conservation

    www.helenhoup.com/

    contact: Helen Houp

    Dallas TX

    214-366-4700

    Paintings Conservator

     

    Siebler Inc.

    www.siebler.com/

    ron@siebler.com

    contact: Ron Siebler

    Dallas TX

    214-546-7579

    Building restoration and Historic Preservation

     

    Studio Six Art Conservation

    www.studiosixartconservation.com/

    info@studiosixartconservation.com

    contact: Brad Ford Smith

    Dallas TX

    972-415-1486

    Conservation and restoration of historic objects such as furniture, boxes, polychrome, ethnographic objects, wood, lacquer, marquetry, ivory, ceramics and collection surveys.

     

    Textile Preservation Services of Texas

    www.conservingthreads.com/

    info@conservingthreads.com

    contact: Melanie Sanford

    Dallas TX

    214-995-0696

    Preservation and conservation of tapestries, quilts, flags, banners, historic costumes, wedding gowns, consultations and survey of textile collections, emergency preparedness and disaster recovery.

     

     

 

The following list of conservators and conservation organizations is intended as a resource for TAM members. The list does not imply an affiliation with or endorsement from TAM.

 

Many thanks to Brad Ford Smith and TAM’s Art Affinity Group (AAG) for assembling this information. 

 

 

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