The Picture Restorer invites contributions from BAPCR members and non-members alike.
If you have an interesting treatment or have conducted research that you would like to share with your paintings conservation colleagues then please contact the Editor with a 200 word abstract. If you have attended a conference or read a book that you would like to review, please also contact us with your ideas.
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The Editorial Team
Dr Alexandra Gent ACR
Alex is a Paintings Conservator at the National Portrait Gallery, London. She trained
as a paintings conservator in Australia and has worked for the Wallace Collection,
Tate, the National Galleries of Scotland and English Heritage, as well as in private
practice. In 2019 Alex completed a PhD at the Courtauld Institute of Art on Repetition
and Replication in Joshua Reynolds’s Subject Pictures. She has published a number
of articles on Joshua Reynolds’s painting techniques and edited conference post-
prints for the ICON Paintings Group.
Lynne Harrison ACR FIIC
Lynne is a paintings conservator at the National Gallery with a wide range of experience working with paintings and painted surfaces from different periods and cultures. She trained at the Courtauld Institute of Art and worked freelance in the UK and abroad before taking up a senior organics conservation post at the British Museum. She has published articles on conservation treatments of easel paintings, Orthodox icons, ancient Egyptian funerary portraits (and associated objects), painted cloth, and more recently emergency preparedness for disaster response, the use and function of microclimates and the role of preventive conservation in museums and galleries. Lynne also regularly edits and peer reviews articles for the Conservation profession
Naomi trained at the London School of Picture & Frame Conservation and now has a private studio in North Wales. She is currently working towards her Masters degree in the Conservation of Cultural Heritage at the University of Lincoln. Naomi has volunteered with Restorers Without Frontiers in India, working at the Archbishop’s palace in Panjim, Goa. Prior to embarking on her career in paintings conservation, Naomi studied Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art & Design and exhibited in London and Cambridge.