Foundation of American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (FAIC)
FAIC is a national membership organization supporting conservation professionals in preserving cultural heritage by establishing and upholding professional standards, promoting research and publications, providing educational opportunities, and fostering the exchange of knowledge among conservators, allied professionals, and the public. The website includes a feature “Find A Conservator” search page.
North Texas Association for Art Conservation (NTAAC)
NTAAC is a collegial group interested in the preservation, conservation, and restoration of historic and artistic works.
CoOL – Conservation OnLine
CoOL is a freely accessible platform to generate and disseminate vital resources for those working to preserve cultural heritage worldwide.
Canadian Conservation Institute
CCI is a centre of expertise in conservation and conservation science.
Getty Conservation Institute
GCI works to advance conservation practice in the visual arts, broadly interpreted to include objects, collections, architecture, and sites. It serves the conservation community through scientific research, education and training, model field projects, and the broad dissemination of the results of both its own work and the work of others in the field.
Harry Ransom Center/ The University Texas at Austin
The Ransom Center has two lists: Private Conservation Work Directory and a Directory of Conservators for Emergency Planning and Response
Alton Bowman Studio
contact: Alton Bowman
Flower Mound TX
Art Restorations Inc.
contact: Cher Goodson
Fine Art & Decorative objects conservation
Brown Mountain Restoration
contact: Laura Pate
Painting and Objects Conservation
Center for Art Conservation
contact: Tish Brewer
Specializes in the treatment of works on paper, prints, maps, posters, paper ephemera, and manuscripts, as well as related materials such as parchment and three-dimensional paper objects.
Csilla Felker-Dennis (semi-retired)
Helen Houp Fine Art Conservation
contact: Helen Houp
contact: Ron Siebler
Building restoration and Historic Preservation
Studio Six Art Conservation
contact: Brad Ford Smith
Conservation and restoration of historic objects such as furniture, boxes, polychrome, ethnographic objects, wood, lacquer, marquetry, ivory, ceramics and collection surveys.
Textile Preservation Services of Texas
contact: Melanie Sanford
Preservation and conservation of tapestries, quilts, flags, banners, historic costumes, wedding gowns, consultations and survey of textile collections, emergency preparedness and disaster recovery.
The following list of conservators and conservation organizations is intended as a resource for TAM members. The list does not imply an affiliation with or endorsement from TAM.
Many thanks to Brad Ford Smith and TAM’s Art Affinity Group (AAG) for assembling this information.