Associate Conservator of Objects and Sculpture
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M.S., University of Delaware/Winterthur Museum
B.A., College of the Holy Cross
Susan Costello is responsible for the examination, treatment, and technical study of three-dimensional objects spanning the museums’ collections. Her published works and lectures have focused on ancient art, including Chinese bronzes and Greek ceramics. Most recently, she has taken part in a collaborative research project on Chinese numbered Jun ware ceramics. She currently serves as board chair of the New England Association of Conservation.
“The Degradation of Cadmium Orange Restoration Paint on an Ancient Greek Terracotta Vase.” Preprints ICOM Committee for Conservation 18th Triennial Meeting, Copenhagen, 2017. In press.
“A Re-united Pair: The Conservation, Technical Study, and Ethical Decisions Involved in Exhibiting Two Terracotta Orante Statues from Canosa.” Studies in Conservation 59 (6) (2014): 377–90.