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FAIC/Kress Foundation Publication Fellowship Books

  • FAIC has awarded FAIC Samuel H. Kress Conservation Publication Fellowships since 1994.
  • Most of the Fellowships have resulted in publication of the completed manuscript.
  • The following published works have filled significant gaps in the conservation literature and have greatly enriched the profession (bold face names indicate Publication Fellows within multi-author works).

Books Currently in Print

  • Sylvia Albro, Fabriano: City of Medieval and Renaissance Papermaking (Oak Knoll, 2016).  240 pages.
  • Barbara Appelbaum, Conservation Treatment Methodology (Elsevier, 2007). 468 pages.
  • Barbara Appelbaum, Preserve, Protect, and Defend (Barbara Appelbaum Books, 2018). 388 pages.
  • Cathleen Baker, From the Hand to the Machine:  Nineteenth-century American Papers and Mediums: Technologies, Materials, and Conservation (Legacy Press, 2010). 400 pages.
  • Gerhard Banik and Irene Brückle, Paper and Water: A Guide for Conservators (Elsevier, 2010). 576 pages.
  • Vicki Cassman, Nancy Odegaard, and Joseph Powell, Human Remains. Guide for Museums and Academic Institutions (Alta Mira Press, 2006). 336 pages. 
  • Michele R. Derrick, Dusan C. Stulik, James M. Landry, Infrared Spectroscopy in Conservation Science (J. Paul Getty Trust, Getty Conservation Institute, 1999). 320 pages. 
  • Mary-Lou E. Florian, Fungal Facts: Solving Fungal Problems in Heritage Collections (Archetype Publications, 2002). 152 pages.
  • Mary-Lou E. Florian, Protein Facts: Fibrous Proteins in Cultural and Natural History Artifacts (Archetype Publications, 2007). 160 pages.
  • Pamela Hatchfield, Pollutants in the Museum Environment: Practical Strategies for Problem Solving in Design, Exhibition and Storage (Archetype Publications, 2002). 204 pages.
  • Matthew Hayes, The Renaissance Restored: Paintings Conservation and the Birth of Modern Art History in Nineteenth-Century Europe (Getty Conservation Institute, 2021). 208 pages.
  • Martin Jürgens, The Digital Print: Identification and Preservation (J. Paul Getty Trust, Getty Conservation Institute, 2009). 304 pages.
  • Michele Marincola and Lucretia Kagère, The Conservation of Medieval Polychrome Wood Sculpture: History, Theory, Practice (Getty Conservation Institute, 2020). 296 pages.
  • Lance Mayer and Gay Myers, American Painters on Technique:  The Colonial Period to 1860 (Getty Publications, 2011).
  • Blythe McCarthy, Scientific Studies of Pigments in Chinese Paintings (Archetype Publications, 2021), 158 pages.
  • Julia Miller, Books Will Speak Plain:  A Handbook for Identifying and Describing Historical Bindings (Legacy Press, 2010). 592 pages.
  • Nancy Odegaard, Scott Carroll, and Werner S. Zimmt, Material Characterization Tests for Objects of Art and Archaeology, 2nd edition (Archetype Publications, 2005). 230 pages.  
  • Alice Boccia Paterakis, Volatile Organic Compounds and the Conservation of Inorganic Materials (Archetype Publications, 2016). 121 pages.
  • Sylvie Pénichon, Twentieth-Century Color Photographs: Identification and Care (Getty Publications, 2013). 360 pages.
  • Roy Perkinson, The Restoration of Engravings, Drawings, Books, and Other Works on Paper  (J. Paul Getty Trust, Getty Conservation Institute, 2006). 304 pages. 
  • Lois Olcott Price, Line, Shade and Shadow: The Fabrication and Preservation of Architectural Drawings (Oak Knoll Press and the Winterthur Museum, 2010). 432 pages.
  • Chandra Reedy, Thin-Section Petrography of Stone and Ceramic Cultural Materials (Archetype Publications, 2008). 266 pages.
  • Jane Merritt and Julie A. Reilly, Preventive Conservation for Historic House Museums (Alta Mira, 2009).  216 pages.
  • Gwen Spicer, Magnetic Mounting Systems for Museums and Cultural Institutions (Spicer Art Books, 2019). 402 pages.
  •  Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Ruth Sidall, Tracey Chaplin, Pigment Compendium: Optical Microscopy of Historical Pigments (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2004). 456 pages. 
  • Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Ruth Sidall, Tracey Chaplin, Pigment Compendium: A Dictionary of Historical Pigments (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2004). 521 pages. 
  • Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Ruth Sidall, Tracey Chaplin, Pigment Compendium: CD-ROM (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2005). 
  • Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Ruth Sidall, Tracey Chaplin, Pigment Compendium: A Dictionary and Optical Microscopy of Historic Pigments (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2008). 960 pages.
  • John Watson, Artifacts in Use (Organ Historical Society, 2010).  249 pages.
  • Marianne Webb, Lacquer: Technology and Conservation: a Comprehensive Guide to the Technology and Conservation of Asian and European Lacquer (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000). 200 pages.
  • Glenn Wharton, The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaii (University of Hawaii Press, 2011). 232 pages.
  • George Wheeler, Alkoxysilanes and the Consolidation of Stone (J. Paul Getty Trust, Getty Conservation Institute, 2005). 160 pages.

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