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Ms. Samantha Springer, MS, Fellow

Principal Conservator,
Art Solutions Lab LLC

Pronouns

She/Her/Hers

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Specializations

Specializations and interests (if any) are listed here. Edit in My Profile.

Books and Paper

  • Asian Screens
  • Asian Scrolls
  • Book and Paper (General)
  • Portrait Miniatures

Objects

  • Decorative Arts
  • Dolls
  • Ethnographic Objects
  • Folk Arts
  • Furniture
  • Objects (General)
  • Outdoor Sculpture
  • Sculpture

Electronic Media

  • Electronic Media (General)

Materials

  • Ceramics
  • Electronic Files
  • Feathers
  • Fibers
  • Gilded Surfaces
  • Glass
  • Ivory and Bone
  • Lacquer
  • Leather/Skin
  • Magnetic Media
  • Metals
  • Modern/Contemporary
  • Mosaics
  • Optical Media
  • Painted/Polychromed Surfaces
  • Paper
  • Papyrus/Tappa/Amatyl
  • Plaster
  • Plastics/Synthetics/Rubber
  • Reeds/Grasses
  • Shell
  • Stone
  • Textiles
  • Wood

Paintings

  • Paintings (General)
  • Portrait Miniatures

Photographic Materials

  • Photographic Material (General)

Textiles

  • Asian Screens
  • Asian Scrolls
  • Costumes/Accessories
  • Ethnographic Textiles
  • Flat Textiles (collection samples)
  • Textiles (General)

Wooden Artifacts

  • Ethnographic Objects
  • Frames
  • Furniture
  • Wood Sculpture
  • Wooden Artifacts (General)

Skills/Services

  • Collections Management
  • Conservation Administration
  • Conservation Education
  • Conservation Matting/Framing
  • Conservation Planning
  • Consultation-General
  • Documentation
  • Emergency Planning
  • Emergency Recovery
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Examination
  • Exhibit Consultation
  • Materials Testing
  • Mount Making
  • Pest Control
  • Preventive Conservation
  • Storage Design
  • Surveys-General
  • Surveys-Object Specific
  • Treatment

Education

University of Delaware
Winterthur, Delaware, United States
MS, 2008
Art Conservation
2005 To 2008
Dissertation: Objects Conservation, Minor in Preventive Studies
Advisor: Bruno Pouliot

Hunter College
New York, New York, United States
MA, 2005
Art History
2002 To 2005
Dissertation: Music in the art of Joseph Stella
Advisor: William C. Agee

Job History

Art Solutions Lab LLC
Owner and Principal Conservator
Portland, OR, United States
June 2020 - present

Portland Art Museum
Conservator
Portland, OR, United States
September 2015 - June 2020

Cleveland Museum of Art
Associate Conservator
Cleveland, OH, United States
September 2009 - August 2015