Conservation is an Investment in the Future

 Preventative action and
practical treatments will insure your collections
 last for future generations

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Susan Filter provides conservation (restoration) treatment and preservation planning of the highest professional quality to private and institutional clients.

Susan has worked as a professional conservator for paper materials, both historic and modern, since 1985.  She received her B.A. in Art History from U.C.L.A., earned a M.A. in Art History and Museum Studies from U.S.C., and a degree in Conservation from the Instituto Internazionale D’Arte in Venice, Italy.  She was formerly a Senior Conservator at the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, a regional conservation center in Philadelphia. Susan has worked with collections from institutions such as the Pennsylvania State Archives, Independence Hall in Philadelphia, The National Park Service, and Special Collections from the Universities of Virginia, Rutgers, and San Francisco, as well as private clients in Italy and the United States.  She has lectured on various paper conservation topics nationally, in Italy and Australia.

 She is a Professional Associate of the American Institute of Conservation and abides by the AIC Code of Ethics and Guidelines of Practice

Her studio is located in Berkeley, California. Please call or email for an appointment.