Conservation Team

Lead Intern, Charlotte Adams Brooks

Charlotte Adams Brooks receiveCharlotte Adams Brooks cleaning a test aread her BA from Sarah Lawrence College in 2014, focusing on art history and studio art. She has since worked as a pre-program conservation intern at the Brooklyn Museum, as well as the Collections Conservation Branch, affiliated with the National Park Service’s Historic Architecture Conservation and Engineering Center. Charlotte is currently leading the treatment for “When Old Mauch Chunk was Young” under Joyce Hill Stoner’s supervision, and will return to the Brooklyn Museum in the fall.

Charlotte Adams Brooks cleaning a test area.

Melissa Davis King

Melissa Davis King is from Boston Massachusetts and is a pre-program conservator with a B.A. in art history from the University of Michigan. she has worked at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University, The National Park Service Northeast Museum Services Center, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Historic New England, and several private practice conservators in the Boston area. King is also a professional artist specializing in pet portraiture: www.pawblopicasso.com

Melissa Davis King taking a tiny paint sample for cross-section analysis.