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Paintings Specialty Group Officers


Committee Description

The purpose of the Paintings Specialty Group is to improve knowledge of all subjects relating to the conservation of paintings, to promote proficiency and skill in the practice of paintings conservation, and to disseminate related technical and professional information.

Committee Leadership

Ms. Cynthia Schwarz
Ms. Cynthia Schwarz
(Chair)
Senior Associate Conservator of Paintings
Yale University Art Gallery
New Haven, CT
United States

Ms. Megan Salazar-Walsh
Ms. Megan Salazar-Walsh
(Chair Emeritus)
Associate Conservator
Ringling Museum of Art
Sarasota, FL
United States

Ms. Mary Catherine Betz
Ms. Mary Catherine Betz
(Program Chair)
Conservator of Paintings
Private Practice
North Adams, MA
United States

Ms. Kathryn Harada
Ms. Kathryn Harada
(Assistant Program Chair)
Mellon Fellow, Paintings Conservation
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA
United States

Mr. Jose Luis Lazarte
Mr. Jose Luis Lazarte
(Secretary)
Assistant Conservator
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fairchild Center for Paintings Conservation
Brooklyn, NY
United States

Mr. Jose Luis Lazarte
Mr. Jose Luis Lazarte
(Treasurer)
Assistant Conservator
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fairchild Center for Paintings Conservation
Brooklyn, NY
United States

Ms Bianca Garcia
Ms Bianca Garcia
(Nominating Committee Member)
Assistant Conservator of Paintings
Balboa Art Conservation Center
San Diego, CA
United States

Ms. Julie Ribits
Ms. Julie Ribits, PAIC
(Nominating Committee Member)
Beverly & Gayl W. Doster Paintings Conservator
Eskenazi Museum of Art
Bloomington, IN
United States

Ms. Charlotte Seifen Ameringer
Ms. Charlotte Seifen Ameringer
(Publication Committee Chair)
Conservator, Paintings
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Boston, MA
United States

Ms. Wendy Partridge
Ms. Wendy Partridge
(Periodicals Editor)
Paintings Conservator
ICA-Art Conservation
Cleveland, OH
United States

Ms. Kari Rayner
Ms. Kari Rayner
(Wiki Editor)
Associate Conservator
J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, CA
United States

Ms. Sarah E. Melching
Ms. Sarah E. Melching
(Board Liaison)
Silber Director of Conservation
Denver Art Museum
Denver, CO
United States

Ms. Erika J Goergen
Ms. Erika J Goergen
(Staff Liaison)
Membership Operations Assistant
American Institute for Conservation/Foundation for Advancement in Conservation
Washington, DC
United States