Wendy Reade, International Conservation Services


Email: w.reade@icsconservation.com


State: NSW

Conservation treatments and services offered: Objects, Outdoor cultural material and built heritage, Environmental monitoring, Education & Training, Preservation needs assessment plans and surveys, Technical analysis and examination, Disaster preparedness mitigation and risk assessments, Conservation documentation, Storage rehousing mounting framing and exhibition prep, Collection management, Archaeological, Natural Science

About me

Wendy is Associate Principal Conservator at International Conservation Services. Wendy has been an Object Conservator since 1991, holding positions with organisations including Sydney University Museums, the Powerhouse Museum and the Art Gallery of NSW. Wendy works on international archaeological excavations. She has a wealth of experience in providing innovative conservation treatment and analysis solutions for a wide range of materials. Her expertise is strongly focused on glass, ceramic, stone, plaster, and metal. Wendy is also an experienced project manager, working on both national and international projects. Wendy has taught conservation and archaeology at tertiary level, published widely, and presented internationally at public and academic venues. In 2017, she was awarded the ADFAS – AICCM Mid-career Scholarship and is a Fellow of the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.

About the business

At ICS my colleagues are fellow professional conservators who conserve and restore artworks and antiques for all clients, from museums to private owners. We have specialist paintings, furniture, textiles, carpets, metals, paper, photographic, gilding, sculpture, archaeological, architectural, and monument conservators who can draw on each others knowledge and skills to offer the best service for even the most complex services. We work in our Sydney labs, and on site around Australia. Transportation of objects, including insurance, organised as required.

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