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Kerith Koss Schrager

The Found Object Art Conservation
Conservator
White Plains, NY
Kerith Koss Schrager, objects conservator and owner of The Found Object Art Conservation, provides conservation and preservation services for fine and decorative arts, historical, ethnographic and archaeological collections in the greater New York area. She has worked with institutions such as Historic Hudson Valley, Brooklyn Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, FreerǀSackler Galleries (Smithsonian Institution), Field Museum, and Shelburne Museum.


As part of her private practice, she conducts condition assessments and conservation treatments and consults on collections management and preventative care, including exhibition and loan requirements, establishing and maintaining environmental conditions and Integrated Pest Management protocols. Kerith regularly publishes and presents on topics relating to object care and health and safety, which are tailored to collection professionals.


Kerith is a graduate of the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Art at New York University and is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC), where she also serves as the Chair of the Conservators in Private Practice Specialty Group and a member and former Chair of the Health & Safety Committee.

Wednesday, May 30
 

9:00am

1:00pm

5:30pm

7:30pm

 
Thursday, May 31
 

8:20am

9:00am

9:30am

11:00am

11:30am

12:30pm

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:00pm

5:30pm

 
Friday, June 1
 

12:00pm

3:30pm

02. (Objects) Electroplated silver during a re-lacquering campaign at Winterthur: treatment and analytical insights Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Tia Polidori • Katelyn Rovito • Rosie Grayburn 04. (Wooden Artifacts) Investigating the Renaissance Marriage Chest: A Study of the Methods and Materials Used in the Construction of Two Florentine Cassoni from the Workshop of Paolo Uccello Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Sydney Beall • Irma Passeri 05. (Objects) Preserving the Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Leatherface Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Morgan L Burgess • Olivia Primanis 06. (Book and Paper) Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: Treatment of a board game with iron corrosion Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session) 07. (Collection Care) Cadmium Plating in Scientific and Technological Collections Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Arianna Carini Johnston • Lauren Horelick 08. (Collection Care) Mercuric Chloride Reduction on Feathers Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Stephanie Cashman • Dr. Aaron Shugar 11. (Archaeological Conservation) Conservation in a Changing Climate: Examining the Effects of Ocean Acidification on Submerged Wooden Artifacts Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Annabelle Fichtner 14. (Research and Technical Studies) Gamma Radiation of Cultural Heritage in Disaster Response Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Molly McGath • Jenn Foltz Cruickshank • Andrea KI Hall • Dr. Patricia McGuiggan 18. (Objects) The Use and Effect of Pickering Particle Emulsions and Cyclomethicone Cleaning Systems in the Treatment of Hair in Water-Sensitive Composite Objects Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Amaris Sturm 19. (Objects) Cosmetics as artifacts: the analysis and conservation of a 1930s theatrical makeup kit Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Mary Wilcop • Nathan Eddingsaas • Jonathan Thornton 27. (Research and Technical Studies) The Permeation of Vapors through Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) films Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Dr. Patricia McGuiggan • Andrea KI Hall • Molly McGath • Bill Minter 35. (Research and Technical Studies) Optimizing Paint Cross-Section Preparation for Modern and Contemporary Art: A Case Study Texas Ballroom (Foyer outside Ballrooms - Poster Session)Jia-sun Tsang • Stephanie Barnes • Elle D Friedberg • Thomas Lam
 
Saturday, June 2
 

12:00pm

 

My Moderators Sessions

Thursday, May 31
 

5:30pm

 
Friday, June 1
 

12:00pm