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Andrew Fearon

Materials Conservation
Chief Conservator
Philadelphia, PA
Since 1995, Andrew Fearon has worked in the field of conservation encompassing architecture, decorative arts, and archaeological materials. In 2006 he joined the Philadelphia based firm Materials Conservation where he currently serves as Chief Architectural Conservator specializing in wood, architectural finishes, and masonry. Among his completed projects are the exterior finishes of Jefferson’s Monticello, The Rodin Museum Interior Finishes, and Louis Kahn’s Esherick House. Since 2010 he has served as lecturer in wood conservation as part of the University of Pennsylvania Graduate Program in Historic Preservation. He holds a Master of Science degree in Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylvania and has completed the ICCROM Wood Course in Oslo, Norway. Andrew currently serves as board member for APT's Delaware Valley Chapter and Docomomo's Philadelphia Chapter. He is also Vice President, Director of Advocacy of ICOMOS's Scientific Committee for Wood and is the Chair of The American Institutes for Conservation Architecture Specialty Group (2018).