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Bradford Epley

The Menil Collection
Houston, TX
Brad Epley joined the Menil Collection in 1999 as assistant paintings conservator and was appointed Chief Conservator in 2006, overseeing the museum’s conservation activities and co-directing the Artists Documentation Program. Epley received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Southwestern University and his Masters/Certificate of Advanced Study in Art Conservation at the State University of New York College at Buffalo. Prior to joining the Menil he held a two year post-graduate fellowship in paintings conservation and conservation science at the Hamilton Kerr Institute at the University of Cambridge. He has published and lectured on a broad range of conservation issues and artists, including Paul Klee, Ad Reinhardt and most recently Barnett Newman as exhibition co-curator and catalogue author for Barnett Newman: The Late Works at the Menil Collection.