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Paintings Award

The Paintings Award, given every other year, recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of paintings conservation and includes a one-year membership to AIC and the Paintings Specialty Group.

Deadline: January 15

Nominate Edit Nomination


Using the red button above to begin a nomination form:

  • Write a letter to the PSG Awards Committee outlining why the nominee deserves this award.
  • Add the names and email addresses of at least three other co-sponsors from whom you would like us to solicit additional sponsorship letters. There is also an upload field on the form for any other letters principal nominators collect on their own.


  • Candidates must be a member of the Paintings Specialty Group.
  • Outstanding service includes mentoring pre-program or graduate interns and fellows, teaching in a formal academic setting, workshops or lectures, paintings-related research or publications, serving in the Paintings Specialty Group leadership, conducting outreach and advocacy, or other professional categories.


  • Barbara Buckley: 2021
  • Chris Stavroudis: 2013
  • Joyce Hill Stoner: 2011
  • Richard Wolbers: 2009