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Susana A. Hoyos Velasco

Susana A. Hoyos Velasco is an art conservator from Mexico. She has been specializing on photographs conservation since 2015.


Susana studied a 5-year bachelor degree at the National School for Conservation, Restoration and Museology (ENCRYM) in Mexico City, where she got her art conservation degree in 2018. Her thesis subject was about mold disinfection on silver-gelatin photographs and the evaluation possible changes on the image due to the application of two mexican biocides and ethanol, accomplished with cum laude.


She completed an internship at the Harry Ransom Center's photo conservation lab in 2016, where she worked with Diana Diaz and Barbara Brown.

Work experience

Since 2018 Susana works at the National Archives in Mexico City where she's head of the Research and Conservation Department.

A little talk with Susana.