Emily Fryer

Conservator

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Experience

2007 - Present

Private Conservator

In November 2007 I set up my own conservation practice based in Christchurch, New Zealand. Offering treatment, advice and documentation of objects to Museums, Art Galleries, the City Council, private collectors and businesses.

2019 - 2020

Project Conservator, Canterbury Museum

Project conservator working on preparing Canterbury Museum’s special 150 objects for photography for their upcoming book.

2007

Object Conservator, Antarctica

I spent the “Winter Over” period conserving objects from Shackleton’s Hut at Cape Royds, such as tins of Marrow Fat and Boiled Fowl. 

2007

Sculpture Conservator, Tate Gallery, London

I was responsible for checking New Acquisitions, condition surveying objects, installing exhibitions and performing conservation treatments of sculptures. I interviewed artists on their techniques, materials and attitudes to the conservation and preservation of their works.

Education & Training

2002 - 2003

Objects Conservation Intern, Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, UK

2003

MA, Conservation of Historic Objects, Durham University, UK

2001

BSc, Geology, Durham University, UK

Skills

Treatment
Preventative Conservation
Documentation
Training
Research

Contact

  • www.emilyfryerconservation.co.nz
  • emily@emilyfryer.co.nz
  • 021 144 6096
  • 03 98 125 98

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