Painting Conservation Studio

Amanda Paulley

BA Hons., Dip.Cons., ACR

Amanda has a degree in Art History from Warwick University. She spent two years working on English wall paintings before studying Paintings Conservation at the Courtauld Institute.

Since graduating from the Courtauld in 1982, she has worked for the Royal Academy of Arts as a freelance conservator, on both loan exhibitions and paintings from the Royal Academy collection. The work has involved condition reporting, couriering and consulting on packing and display, in addition to undertaking full conservation treatments on paintings by Academicians such as Constable, Gainsborough and Zoffany.

Amanda also works as a freelance exhibitions conservator, condition reporting for The National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery. She has undertaken conservation projects for Royal Collection Trust, The Wellcome Trust, English Heritage and the National Portrait Gallery as well as working for many private clients on family paintings.

In collaboration with frame conservator Annie Ablett, Amanda works for a number of institutions, such as The Royal College of Physicians and The Society of Antiquaries of London, carrying out surveys and advising on the setting up of conservation programmes, in addition to undertaking full restoration treatments.

She carries out condition reporting for private lenders to museums in America and Australia working with Momart and other international art transport companies.