Gwen Manthey is a professionally trained conservator of easel paintings, based in the mid-Atlantic and has worked across the United States; currently on contract at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She received her training at the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation, where she was awarded her M.S. and C.A.S. in the conservation of paintings. Her B.A.S. was obtained from the University of Delaware, where she majored in Art Conservation, with a minor in American Material Cultural Studies.
Manthey has worked with museums and private conservation studios across the United States, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Whitten & Proctor Fine Art Conservation (Houston, TX), the Corcoran Gallery of Art (D.C.), the Western Center for the Conservation of Fine Art (Denver, CO), the Walters Art Museum (Baltimore, MD), the Chrysler Museum of Art (Norfolk, VA), the Alaska State Museum (Juneau, AK), the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Hermitage Museum and Gardens (Norfolk, VA), the Anchorage Museum (Anchorage, AK), and the American Philosophical Society Museum (Philadelphia, PA).
Manthey is a Professional Associate member of the American Institute for the Conservation of Fine Art and Artifacts (AIC). She is a board member for the Philadelphia Area Conservation Association and a member of the Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Response.
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