Name: Kelsey Fox


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Painting Conservation Intern
May to August 2016
National Gallery of Ireland – Dublin
- Documented and treated easel paintings and gilded frames in anticipation of the reopening of the museum’s historic wings. Treatments included surface cleaning, consolidation, strip lining, filling, inpainting, and varnish reformation.
- Assisted in the transportation of a large scale canvas painting from a local historic collection to the museum for an exhibit of Irish art.

Painting Conservation Intern
May to August 2015
ConservArt Associates – Los Angeles, CA
-Documented and treated several 19th- and 20th-century easel paintings on canvas. Treatments included consolidation, tear repair, surface cleaning, varnish removal, lining, filling, varnishing, and inpainting.

Painting Conservation Intern
May to August 2015
Debra May Painting Conservation – Los Angeles, CA
- Documented and treated four painted plywood panels from the Antelope Valley Indian Museum. Treatments included cleaning, consolidation, filling, and varnish testing.
- Consolidated, filled losses, and inpainted a painted pedestal in St. Peregrine’s Chapel, Mission San Juan Capistrano.
- Documented cleaning tests on a painted wall at Archer School for Girls in Brentwood, CA.

Gallery Assistant
February 2013 to June 2014
Schein and Schein Antique Maps, Books, and Prints – San Francisco, CA
-Provided customer service and completed sales.
-Maintained inventory of the collection.
-Processed new inventory; this included matting, bagging and pricing.
-Basic preservation and treatment of various books & works on paper.


Queen’s University, Kingston, ON – Master of Art Conservation, 2016
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA –B.A., summa cum laude, in Art History/Arts Management, 2012

Honors And Awards:

- Poster session participant at the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC)/42nd Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Conservation (CAC-ACCR), Summer 2016
- Poster lightning round participant at the Annual Conference of the Association of North American Graduate Programs in Conservation (ANAGPIC), Spring 2016
- Valedictorian Finalist, College of Arts and Sciences, USF, Spring 2012
- Participant, Annual Day of Celebration of Student's Research and Artistic and Scholarly Creative Activity , USF
- University Scholar and Scholars Connect Mentor Program participant, USF
- Honors Program in the Humanities 2008-2012, USF
- Dean's Honor Roll, USF, 2008-2012

Academic Presentations:

“The ‘Light of the Intellect’: Botticelli’s Drawings for Dante’s Divine Comedy”. At the 2nd Annual Bay Area Undergraduate Art History Research Symposium, deYoung Museum, San Francisco, April 2012.


- Traditional gesso and bole preparation and water and oil gilding.
- Photodocumentation, including normal light, raking light, ultraviolet-induced fluorescence, infrared, x-ray (analog), and transmitted light.
- Proficiency with Windows 10, Windows XP, and Mac OS X operating systems, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Excel, as well as Pages and Keynote on Macintosh, and Adobe Photoshop.
- Practical understanding of linotype printing, letterpress, and basic paper conservation.
- Proficient in Spanish.

Valid until October 26, 2017