Kerith Koss Schrager
Kerith is an objects conservator in private practice serving the New York metro area.
Kerith graduated from the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University with a Masters Degree in Art History and Advanced Certificate in Conservation. She completed her graduate training and internships at the Shelburne Museum, the Field Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She also participated in the Gulf Coast Recovery Project, assisting with disaster recovery efforts on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi following Hurricane Katrina.
Before establishing her conservation practice, Kerith was a Postgraduate Fellow in the Conservation of Museum Collections at the FreerǀSackler Galleries of the Smithsonian Institution where she was also a graduate intern. She was the first Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Objects Conservation and later a project conservator at the Brooklyn Museum from 2008-2012.
Kerith is a Professional Associate member of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC), a member and former Chair of their Health & Safety Committee and Chair of the Conservators in Private Practice (CIPP) Specialty Group.