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HKI welcomes Painting Conservator, Morwenna Blewett

last modified May 19, 2017 05:01 PM

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.


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