Amy Jones Abbe, Sculpture and Objects Conservator
Amy trained and worked as a sculpture and objects conservator for more than 15 years in museums and institutions in the Northeast, and is pleased now to be living in Athens, Georgia, and serving the Southeast region.
She has extensive experience conserving sculpture and objects in materials as varied as stone, metal, wood, ceramics, basketry, polymers, and painted surfaces.
Prior to her move to Athens, Georgia, in 2011, Amy was an Associate Objects Conservator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She worked previously at other major NYC institutions, including the Guggenheim Museum and the American Museum of Natural History, and for a prominent private conservation studio. She completed advanced internships at the Walters Art Museum and Harvard Art Museums and has also been a site conservator on multiple excavations in Turkey.
She trained in conservation and studied art history at the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, after studying classical archaeology and chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Amy Jones Abbe maintains memberships in several conservation professional organizations and adheres to the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice in her work.