Sarah Melching received her M.A.C. in paper conservation from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. She also undertook additional training at the Library of Congress, National Gallery of Canada, and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. From 1992-2007, Sarah was in private practice in the Pacific Northwest, USA. In 2008 she began working as the paper conservator at the Denver Art Museum. In 2009, she became the Director of Conservation. Sarah has served in chair and director positions of various specialty groups within the American Institute for Conservation, including the Book and Paper Group, Conservators in Private Practice, as well as the Green Task Force; she is currently a board member for the Western Association for Art Conservation.

See also: LECTURE 015.018

Sarah Melching