Joanna Neville joined MAC in 2022 as Special Projects Conservator after training in painting conservation at the Hamilton Kerr Institute (HKI) at the University of Cambridge in the UK. She received her M.A. in French and German from the University of Cambridge in 2016, including a year studying Art History at the École Normale Supérieure, Paris. Prior to attending graduate school, she worked as a Conservation Assistant at Anglesey Abbey (National Trust), carrying out preventive conservation. Building on this foundation, she completed her specialization in Easel Painting Conservation at the HKI in 2021. During her training, she worked in museum labs and private studios in London, completing internships at the National Maritime Museum and Ebury Street Studio. Following graduation, she returned to Ebury Street Studio as an Assistant Conservator, before joining MAC. She maintains a strong interest in preventive conservation practices, as well as a research interest in artist’s intent particularly as it pertains to the conservation of modern and contemporary paintings.