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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 become standard textbooks which 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).
  • 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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