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GJGriswold Conservation provides preservation, restoration, and consultation services for cultural heritage and fine art collections.


Geneva Griswold is the principal art conservator for GJGriswold Conservation, specializing in the ethical and sustainable treatment of historic works, sculpture, and decorative art objects.

About Me

OUR Services.

Professional Services

  • Preventive and hands-on treatment for historic works, sculpture, and decorative art objects

  • Loan & pre-accession evaluation

  • Collection survey

  • Storage evaluation and recommendation

  • Sustainability assessment

  • Emergency planning and preparation

  • Third-party courier service

  • Lecture and workshop opportunities

Strictly abides by the AIC Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice.


  • Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC)

  • Affiliate Faculty, Museology Department, University of Washington

  • President, Western Association for Art Conservation (WAAC)

  • Board Secretary, Seattle Heritage Emergency Response Network (SHERN)

  • Former Chair, Sustainability Committee, American Institute for Conservation (AIC)


Employment + Fellowships

  • Seattle Art Museum

  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

  • Walters Art Museum

  • Getty Conservation Institute

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art

  • American Museum of Natural History

  • UPenn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

  • NYU Institute of Fine Arts Abydos Excavations

  • Museo de Arqueología y Antropología (Lima, Perú)

Portfolio and CV available upon request.


  • MA Art Conservation, UCLA/Getty Program in the Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials

  • MA Art History, Courtauld Institute of Art

  • BA Art History & Studio Art, Scripps College


What is conservation? 

Conservation encompasses all those actions taken toward the long-term preservation of cultural heritage. Activities include examination, documentation, treatment, and preventive care, supported by research and education.

- American Institute for Conservation

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