Spicer Art Conservation, LLC

Gwen Spicer

305 Clipp Road
Delmar, NY 12054
Phone: 
518-765-2142
Fax: 
518-765-2142
Best Time to Reach: 
9am-5pm
Best Way to Reach: 
Telephone/Email
Experience: 
15-20
Certifications: 
M.A. Art Conservation
Education: 
M.A.
Statement of Work: 
Spicer Art Conservation, LLC specializes in treatments of organic materials from decorative and ethnographic collections. We provide museum-quality services to historic agencies, private individuals and businesses in a fully equipped conservation laboratory. All services are customized to the client's needs and concerns and may include working along with other conservation specialists. -Quits & Coverlets -Samplers & Embroideries -Dolls, Baskets, Fans & Composite Artifacts -Costumes, Uniforms & Accessories -Flags & Banners, Laces & Rugs -Theater Curtains & Wall Coverings -Leather & Skin Artifacts -Upholstery Conservation Additional Services include: -Archival Framing -Mounting & Hanging Systems -Collection Surveys & Object Examinations -Assessment and Design of Collections Storage -Training & Workshops Principal conservator Gwen Spicer's contributions to the field of conservation include: authoring several acticles on the treatment of leather, use of enzymes, upholstery conservation, caring for textiles, storage cabinets and materials; giving presentations, exhibit display and workshops on collections care topics. She is continually furthering her knowledge by attending courses and meetings on related topics.
Client List: 
Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum (Mannequin Construction) 5th Maine Regiment Museum (Flag Conservation) Hyde Collection (Upholstery Conservation) Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame (Collection Survey and Treatment) Walter Elwood Museum (Storage Planning and Design)
Collections Management: 
Storage: Planning | Storage: Systems | Storage: Off-Site | Storage: Transport
Conservation: 
Assessment/Surveying | Conservation Planning | Paper | Textiles || Upholstery
Design Specialties: 
Mannequin Construction
Education Programming: 
|| Conservation and Collections Care Workshops