Dr Malgorzata Sawicki, Head of Frames Conservation, Art Gallery of NSW

Over her 32 year career, Malgorzata (Margaret) has consistently advocated for the acceptance of Frames Conservation as a specialist discipline.

She both founded, and coordinated for 4 years, the Gilded Objects Conservation Special Interest Group of the AICCM. She has severed as both a general member and a security on the NSW division of AICCM; and was Assistant-coordinator, and then coordinator of the ICOM-CC Wood, Furniture, & Lacquer Working Group.

Margaret has mentored and trained many students in frames conservation sharing her knowledge and PhD research methods which now reach globally. Margaret has also published widely and has shared her expertise with the conservation community both in Australia and overseas through contributing to conferences and workshops.