Welcome to Ruth's Painting Conservation Studio. The studio, located in Durham, North Carolina, is able to undertake a wide range of professional services for the conservation of easel paintings in museum and private collections. Ruth, a Professional Associate in the American Institute for Conservation, abides by the profession's code of ethics and strives to conserve the physical and aesthetic integrity of pictures. 


On-site and in Studio Consultation

 Survey and Assessment of individual Painting's and Collection's Condition  

Prioritization of Collection Treatment 

 Written Examination Reports and Treatment Proposals

Scientific Analysis of Materials

Conservation Treatment

Photo-documentation of Treatment

Topical Lectures and Gallery Presentations regarding Artists' Materials and Technique

Information concerning Collection Care and Maintenance