- Paper Conservation
Katharine Lockett is an independent Paper Conservator working in Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire. With over twenty years experience of working for private clients and national museums in the UK and America, Katharine has now set up a private practice specialising in the conservation, mounting and framing of works of art on paper.
- Conservation to the highest standard of prints, drawings and watercolours ranging from old master drawings to contemporary works of art
- Full examination, documentation, photography and condition report writing
- Full interventive and preventative conservation treatment
- In-house conservation mounting and framing to museum standards
- Assessing suitability of works of art on paper in museum and private collections for display, loan and storage, and acting as courier in the UK and abroad
- Condition/Loan reporting, mounting and framing for works on paper and advising on any specialised packing requirements
- Conservation surveys and preventative conservation advice for collections
- Advising contemporary artists about materials and techniques and museum standard mounting and framing of their art works.
Katharine graduated in 1997, MA Conservation of Fine Art, Works of Art on Paper, from the University of Northumbria. She spent two years in America completing Advanced Internships/Fellowships in Paper Conservation at the Straus Center for Conservation (Harvard University Art Museums) and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and was BP Intern at Tate Britain. Since graduating, Katharine has worked as a Paper Conservator in the Conservation Departments at Tate, the British Museum and was Senior Paper Conservator at the Courtauld Gallery from 2009-2011. She now works primarily for museums and galleries throughout the UK, as well as private clients. Katharine Lockett has been an Accredited Conservator Restorer (ACR) with the Institute of Conservation (ICON) since 2004. She is also a member of IADA (International Association of Book and Paper Conservators).