The Stone Hill Center


THOMAS BRANCHICK    Director; Conservator of Paintings / Dept. Head

MAGGIE BARKOVIC    Assistant Conservator of Paintings
ROB CONZETT    Office Manager
MEGAN CROUCH    Associate Conservator of Paintings / Atlanta
NORA FRANKEL    Assistant Conservator of Objects and Textiles
HÉLÈNE GILLETTE-WOODARD    Conservator of Objects / Dept. Head
HUGH GLOVER    Conservator of Furniture and Wood Objects / Dept. Head
MATTHEW HAMILTON    Photography Technician
TERRY HASKINS    Accounts Manager / Assistant to the Director
MARY HOLLAND    Paintings Apprentice
REBECCA JOHNSTON    Conservator of Paper
MONTSERRAT LE MENSE    Conservator of Paintings
PAUL NICHOLS    Conservation Technician
LESLIE PAISLEY    Conservator of Paper / Dept. Head
BROOK PRESTOWITZ    Assistant Conservator of Paper
CHRISTINE PUZA    Associate Conservator of Furniture and Wood Objects
JUSTIN TRAPP    Office Assistant / Technician
LINDSEY TUCKER    Office Manager / Atlanta
SAMANTHA SKELTON    Associate Conservator of Paintings / Atlanta



SHEILA M. STONE    (President), Co-Chair of Williamstown Theatre Festival Guild, consultant to Williamstown Youth Center, Williamstown, MA   
BRUCE GRINNELL    (Secretary Clerk), Grinnell Law Partners, Williamstown, MA
RUSS HOWARD    (Treasurer), High Peaks Venture Partners, Williamstown, MA   
JOE FINNEGAN    (Vice President), Berkshire Fairfield Financial Services and Insurance, Williamstown, MA   

PAULA CONSOLINI   Director, Center for Learning in Action, Williams College, Williamstown, MA
SUSAN CROSS   Curator of Visual Arts, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
ANNA D'AMBROSIO   President, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Museum of Art, Utica, NY
SUSAN DUNN   Massachusetts Professor of Humanities, Williams College, Williamstown, MA
STEPHEN HANNOCK    American luminist artist, Williamstown, MA
DIANE HART    Senior Museum Registrar for Collections and Exhibitions, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
KATHERINE HART    Senior Curator of Collections/Curator of Academic Programming, Hood Art Museum, Hanover, NH
MARTIN MAHONEY     Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA
OLIVIER MESLAY     (Ex-Officio), Director, Clark Art Institute, MA
PAUL NEELY     Retired Publisher of the Chattanooga Times, Trustee of the Clark, and The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Scottsdale, AZ/Williamstown, MA
DR. HEATHER NOLIN     Yale University Art Gallery, Assistant Director of Exhibitions, Programming and Education, New Haven, CT
RICHARD SAUNDERS    Director & Walter Cerf Distinguished College Professor, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT
KATIE HAZLETT SCHMIDT    Trustee of MASS MoCA, and The Williamstown Theatre Festival, and Board Member of Destination Williamstown, Pownal, Vt     
DIANE TAYLOR    Owner of Berkshire Innovations, Williamstown, MA


EMPLOYMENT positions available


Printable position description

The Atlanta Art Conservation Center is seeking a full-time, paper conservator to manage and run the paper conservation division within the regional conservation facility in Atlanta. The conservator will work alongside two paintings conservators and an object conservator. The paper conservator will manage all activities including documentation, analysis and treatment for the paper based fine art collections of the AACC’s member institutions, will supervise interns and will assist with team projects within in the conservation center as work load and deadlines fluctuate.

The candidate should have a degree in graduate-level studies with a specialization in paper materials and a minimum of five years of post-graduate experience or equivalent education and work/life experience demonstrating expertise in the analysis, documentation, conservation treatment and preventive care for all types of paper based art and historic artifacts. The conservator should demonstrate knowledge of art history, art fabrication and conservation practices for fine and contemporary art as well as the use of non-destructive analytical examination techniques.

Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, computer proficiency and strong organizational abilities will be required. The candidate should be willing to travel periodically to carry out site work for member institutions.

The AACC offers a full benefits package including an annual research stipend. Title and salary will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience.

For further information contact: Leslie Paisley, Paper Conservator/Department Head at To apply, please submit a cover letter and contact information for three references to Thomas Branchick, Director, Williamstown Art Conservation Center, 227 South Street, Williamstown, Ma. 01267. 413-458-5741.

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Williamstown Art Conservation Center       227 South Street, Williamstown MA 01267       413-458-5741
Art Conservator