Conservator of Paintings, Gianfranco Pocobene Studio, Inc.
Gianfranco Pocobene specializes in the treatment of easel paintings and murals. He is presently the John L. and Susan K. Gardner Chief Conservator at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and principal of Gianfranco Pocobene Studio, Inc. He received his Master of Arts in Conservation from Queen’s University and also holds a Certificate of Advanced Training in Paintings Conservation from the Harvard Art Museums. His thirty years of experience... Read More →
Associate Objects Conservator, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Jessica Chloros is the Associate Objects Conservator at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, where she has worked since 2008. In 2007, she received her M.S. in art conservation, specializing in objects, from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation. She has completed internships and fellowships at various institutions including: Brooklyn Museum, American School of Classical Studies Agora Excavations in Athens, Greece... Read More →
Head of Scientific Research, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Richard Newman is currently Head of Scientific Research at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where he has worked as a research scientist since 1986. He has a BA in Art History (Western Washington University), MA in Geology (Boston University), and completed a three-year apprenticeship in conservation and conservation science at the Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University. He has carried out research on... Read More →