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Jean Dommermuth-[Fellow]

ArtCare Conservation, A Rustin Levenson Company
Senior Conservator
New York, NY
BA in Art History and MBA, University of Illinois; MA in Art History and Diploma in Art Conservation, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. After earning her graduate degree in conservation, Jean completed a two year internship focusing on the treatment of old master paintings at the Hamilton Kerr Institute, Cambridge University, England. Her ongoing involvement with the Acton Collection at Villa La Pietra, New York University, Florence, began in 1996 when she spent two years in residence as a Samuel H. Kress Fellow. Since returning to New York, she has continued to act as a conservation consultant for the paintings collection at La Pietra, returning twice a year and supervising students on treatment projects. In 2001, she was appointed as an Institute Lecturer for the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts. She teaches conservation treatment and ethics and the history of painting technique and has published on Renaissance and Baroque artists. Jean is a Fellow of AIC and joined ArtCare in 1999.