James Squires is the chief conservator at the Clyfford Still Museum. He first began conservation work on the Museum’s collection in 2010 as the Associate Conservator of Paintings for both the Clyfford Still Museum and Denver Art Museum; an Andrew Mellon Foundation funded position.
Before arriving in Denver, James co-managed the Atlanta Art Conservation Center, a satellite regional conservation laboratory of the Williamstown Art Conservation Center, providing a variety of conservation services to member institutions and private clients throughout the Southeast. Squires worked on a variety of 20th Century American artworks, his area of specialization, such as the early works by Jackson Pollock and works by Robert Motherwell and Mark Rothko to pictures by African American artists, Hale Woodruff and Jacob Lawrence.
James received his B.A. (double major, Art History and French) from Kenyon College in 1991. He received an M.A. and Certificate of Advanced Studies in Art Conservation from the State University College at Buffalo in 1999.
James Squires teaches the Introduction to Conservation class at the University of Denver.
James is interested in contributing to the Paintings Specialty Group page.
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