Tessa Gadomski is currently the Conservation Librarian at the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries. Prior to working at Penn, Tessa was the Book & Paper Conservator at the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) in Philadelphia. Her previous experiences include a post-graduate fellowship at Dartmouth College Library, and internships at the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution Archives.
Tessa is a graduate of the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation, where she specialized in library and archival materials. As a part of her graduate studies, she also received a Certificate of Advanced Study in Preservation from the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science.