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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.