HKI is delighted to welcome Morwenna Blewett who joins the Institute's staff as a Painting Conservator.
Morwenna comes to us direct from the National Gallery, London. She has also worked as a paintings conservator at the HKI affiliated London studio under Anna Sanden, the National Galleries of Scotland and in other private London studios.
She was a Paintings Fellow at the Straus Center for Conservation, Harvard University and also held the Andrew W Mellon Fellowship at Worcester Art Museum, Mass.
In addition to a BA in the History of Art and a Diploma in the Conservation of Easel Paintings from the Courtauld Institute of Art, Morwenna holds an LLB in Law, a Graduate Diploma in Law, and also a Postgraduate Diploma in Art Profession Law and Ethics. Her doctoral studies are based at Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism at Birkbeck, University of London, where she is examining the role of conservation professionals during the Second World War.