The Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation is the leading art conservation and restoration centre in Victoria, operating since 1989. The only centre of its kind in Australia, The Grimwade combines both commercial conservation services and training in cultural material conservation.
The Grimwade Centre specialises in all areas of art restoration and museum standard conservation to institutions and private clients. Programs include conservation treatments and restoration of all types of materials; collection surveys; conservation strategy plans; disaster preparedness plans; research and technical analysis.
Our client base includes: national, state, regional and rural public collection and cultural organisations; amateur collecting societies and museums; commercial galleries; corporate collections; and private collections. We service Australia and the Asia Pacific region.
Facilities and Security
The Grimwade Centre staff are required to be members of the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Materials and abide by the AICCM code of ethics and code of practice. A number of staff are professional members of the AICCM, having undertaken a peer review process.
|Jude Fraser||Conservation Services Senior Manager|
Paper, Parchment, Book and Photography Conservation
|Jude Fraser||Senior Paper & Photographs Conservator|
|Libby Melzer||Senior Paper & Parchment Conservator|
|Katy Glen||Paper & Photographs Conservator|
|Noni Zachri||Paper & Photographs Conservator|
|Peter Mitchelson||Assistant Paper & Books Conservator|
|Cushla Hill||Senior Paintings Conservator|
|Caroline Fry||Paintings Conservator|
|Catherine Nunn||Paintings Conservator|
|Vanessa Kowalski||Paintings Conservator|
Objects, Textiles and Archaeological Conservation
|Holly Jones-Amin||Senior Objects & Archaeological Conservator|
Frames Conservation and Archival Mounting
|Jordi Casasayas||Frames Conservator & Archival Mounting|
Research and Technical Analysis
|Dr Petronella Nel||Research & Technical Analysis|
|Dr Nicole Tse||Research & International Programs|
|Vanessa Kowalski||Research & Technical Analysis|