Dedalus Fellows at the NYU Institute of Fine Arts 

 

2014-2015: Annika Finne is a third-year student in paintings conservation. Her graduate research has included a study of contemporary artists’ use of living plants in museum installations (subsequently published).

 

2013-2014: Megan Randall is a sculpture conservator completing her fourth-year internship at MoMA; she completed graduate research and treatment of a Danish Modern wood tray.

 

2012-2013: Amy Hughes is a paper conservator with special interest in modern and contemporary works of art, completing a post-graduate fellowship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her graduate research focused on historic methods and materials of prints and drawings.

 

2010-2012: Sophie Scully is a paintings conservator completing a post-graduate fellowship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her master’s thesis was on the conservation of the Saletta della Rovine, a frescoed room at NYU’s Villa La Pietra in Florence and collectors’ aesthetics in the early 20th century.

 

2009-2010: Kristen Watson Adsit is a sculpture conservator in private practice (Rosa Lowinger Associates) in Miami, FL. Her graduate research concerned Chamberlain’s Homer and its conservation using magnets (subsequently published).

 

2008-2009: Jennifer Hickey is a paintings conservator at National Gallery of Art completing a 3-year post-graduate fellowship in the conservation of modern and contemporary paintings. Her graduate research focused on the critical reception of works by Allan McCollum and Julian Schnabel.

 

2007-2008: Lindsey Tyne is paper conservator at the Morgan Library and Museum with a special interest in works of art of the modern era. She completed graduate research on Rembrandt’s printed drawings.

 

2006-2007: Aimée Ducey is a photograph conservator in private practice in Stuttgart, Germany. She completed graduate research on the fading of fluorescent dyes in plastics; her master’s thesis was on the construction of the Potsdamer Platz, 1989-2000.

 

2005-2006: Camille Moore is a photograph conservator with special interest in late 19th-century French photography; she completed graduate research on the photographs of Eugene Atget at MoMA. Camille is currently completing a doctorate in bio-statistics.

 

2004-2005: Kate Moomaw is Objects Conservator at the Denver Art Museum with a specialty in modern and contemporary works of art; she completed graduate research on MoMA’s Why Not Sneeze Rose Sévaly by Marcel Duchamp.

 

2003-2004: Corey D'Augustine is a paintings conservator in private practice with a specialty in post-War painting; he is also adjunct faculty, NYU. His graduate research topics included papers on his collaboration with Matthew Barney (subsequently published), and paint media analysis of Ad Reinhardt and Yves Klein.

 

2002-2003: Monica Griesbach is a paintings conservator in private practice, and a specialist in the conservation treatment of wood panels. Her graduate research included work on Gauguin’s Primitivist matte surfaces; and Jean Charlot’s years in Mexico, 1921-28.

 

2001-2002: Isabelle Duvernois is a modern and contemporary paintings conservator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her graduate thesis concerned the degradation and original appearance of a Lázló Moholy-Nagy plastic construction.

 

2000-2001: Meghan Goldmann is a paper conservator in private practice in New York City, she completed graduate research on early Andy Warhol hand-colored lithographs (subsequently published).

 

1999-2000: Deborah Carton LaCamera is a paper conservator in private practice with T.K. McClintock (Somerville MA), and completed graduate research on John Taylor Arms’ use of antique papers.