Chief Conservator & Director
Suzanne holds a BA in Art History from Barnard College, an MA in Art History from Syracuse University (Florence Fellows Program) and a Certificate in Art Conservation from the Institute of Fine Arts, Conservation Center, NYU. Suzanne was a conservator in the paintings conservation department at MoMA for 13 years in addition to working as Associate Conservator of paintings at Amann Conservation and Rustin Levenson Art Conservation. Since 2006, Suzanne has been Adjunct Professor at the IFA, Conservation Center, training future conservators in the specialized area of modern and contemporary materials and conservation. In 2007, Suzanne founded Modern Art Conservation, a private practice focusing on the expert conservation and restoration of modern and contemporary art with a specialization in paintings. Suzanne lectures widely on topics such as damage and loss, conserving non-traditional materials, best practices for collectors, and the role of the conservator in the art market. Suzanne sits on the advisory board of ArtWalk (Coalition for the Homeless), on the benefit committee of Artadia, is a member of ArtTable, and is a Fellow of the American Institute for Conservation.