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Carol E. Snow

Yale University Art Gallery
New Haven, CT
Carol Snow is a graduate of Skidmore College and the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation. She worked at the Walters Art Museum, on archaeological projects around the Mediterranean, including a Fulbright Scholarship to work in Turkey, and then as a private conservator primarily in the Boston area for nearly twenty years. Carol joined the staff of the Yale University Art Gallery Conservation Department in 2008 as the first full time objects conservator. In 2012 she was promoted to the position of Deputy Chief Conservator. Carol is responsible for the conservation and preservation of an encyclopedic collection spanning from ancient to contemporary three-dimensional works of art in a wide range of media, including stone, metals, ceramics, glass, wood, ivory, textiles, plastics, and digital media. The Conservation Department also team teaches a Technical Examination of Art class to Yale undergraduates under the direction of Chief Conservator, Ian McClure. Future plans for the Yale University Art Gallery Conservation Department involve renovation of spaces on Yale’s West Campus to become a part of the Center for Conservation and Preservation and to collaborate with the Digital Collections Center and the Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage.