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Jessica Betz Abel

Michael C. Carlos Museum
Andrew W. Mellon Advanced Fellow in Objects Conservation
Jessica Betz Abel is the Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at The Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University specializing in objects conservation. She has worked as a conservator at the Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute, and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Additionally, she has done archaeological conservation work at Gordion, Turkey. Jessica was recently selected as the runner-up recipient for the 2018 Murtagh-Graham Prize awarded by US/ICOMOS. She earned a Master's of Science in Architectural Conservation from Columbia University, as well as a B.A. in Art History and a B.F.A. in Studio Art from the University of Colorado.