Bella Lipson-Smith is an enthusiastic emerging objects conservator with diverse interests including textiles, sculpture, painted surfaces, and frames. She completed undergraduate studies in Art History and Screen & Culture, and graduated from her Master of Cultural Materials Conservation in 2020. Since then, Bella has gained experience working as an Assistant Conservator in the NGV’s Frames and Furniture department and on the Arts Centre Melbourne’s Public Art Maintenance Project. She was has been a member of the AICCM since 2018, and is currently co-convener for the Emerging Conservators Special Interest Group.