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Textile Specialty Group Officers


Committee Description

The purpose of the Textile Specialty Group is to support the professional development of textile conservators. The group includes conservators working at museums, in private practice, universities, regional centers, and training programs and provide a valuable professional network for textile conservation. Members focus on a wide range of subjects, materials research and anaylsis, case studies, techniques, costume, tapestery and upholstery conservation, and archaelogical and ethnographic issues.

Committee Leadership

Mrs. Ann Frisina
Mrs. Ann Frisina
(Chair)
Textile Conservator
Minnesota Historical Society
Golden Valley, MN
United States

Ms. Beth Szuhay
Ms. Beth Szuhay
(Program Chair)
Textile Conservator
Chrysalis Art Conservation
Half Moon Bay, CA
United States

Ms. Mary Kaldany
Ms. Mary Kaldany
(Scholarship Comm. Member)
Senior Conservator
Textile Conservation Workshop
South Salem, NY
United States

Ms. Meredith C. Menache
Ms. Meredith C. Menache
(Scholarship Comm. Member)
Student
Fashion Institute of Technology
Alexandria, LA
United States

Ms. Denise Krieger Migdail
Ms. Denise Krieger Migdail
(Scholarship Comm. Member)
Textile Conservator
Asian Art Museum
San Francisco, CA
United States

Ms. Katherine Sahmel
Ms. Katherine Sahmel
(Scholarship Comm. Member)
Associate Textile Conservator
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Wilmington, DE
United States

Ms. Elizabeth Knight
Ms. Elizabeth Knight
(Award Committee Member)
Mellon Fellow in Textile Conservation
National Museum of the American Indian
Washington, DC
United States

Ms. Rebecca Anne Rushfield
Ms. Rebecca Anne Rushfield
(Award Committee Member)
Conservator
Flushing, NY
United States

Mrs. Rebecca Beyth Stern
Mrs. Rebecca Beyth Stern
(Award Committee Member)
Conservator
RB Textile Conservation
Greenbelt, MD
United States

Mrs. Jacquelyn Peterson-Grace
Mrs. Jacquelyn Peterson-Grace
(Nominating Committee Member)
Assistant Textile Conservator
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Williamsburg, VA
United States

Ms. Sarah Scaturro
Ms. Sarah Scaturro
(Nominating Committee Member)
Eric and Jane Nord Chief Conservator
Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland, OH
United States

Rebecca Summerour
Rebecca Summerour
(Nominating Committee Member)
Summerour Art Conservation, LLC
Takoma Park, MD
United States

Ms Alexandra Barlow
Ms Alexandra Barlow
(Publication Committee Member)
Assistant Conservator
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Textile Conservation Department
New York, NY
United States

Gennifer Majors
Gennifer Majors
(Publication Committee Member)
Associate Conservator
GWU Museum/Textile Museum
Washington, DC
United States

Mrs. Lauren Posada
Mrs. Lauren Posada
(Publication Committee Member)
Assistant Conservator
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Brooklyn, NY
United States

Ms. Emma A. Schmitt
Ms. Emma A. Schmitt
(Publication Committee Member)
Textile Conservator
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Alexandria, VA
United States

Ms. Jessica Urick
Ms. Jessica Urick
(Publication Committee Member)
Associate Conservator
RISD Museum
Providence, RI
United States

Mrs. Meredith Wilcox-Levine
Mrs. Meredith Wilcox-Levine
(Publication Committee Member)
Textile Conservator
Textile Conservation Workshop
South Salem, NY
United States

Ms. Alison Castaneda
Ms. Alison Castaneda
(Periodicals Editor)
Associate Conservator
Museum at FIT
Bronx, NY
United States

Mx Nora S Frankel
Mx Nora S Frankel
(Periodicals Assistant Editor)
Textile Conservator in Private Practice
Baltimore, MD
United States