Beth Heller Conservation, LLC serves private and corporate collectors, cultural heritage institutions and allied arts professionals by preventing and mitigating damage to historic documents and works of art on paper, through preservation consulting and conservation treatment according to standards and best practices set out by the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. Beth is a Peer-Reviewed Professional Associate of AIC and a Collections Assessor for the Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) Program.
The studio is located within the Western Center for Conservation of Fine Art‘s building in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. The building offers free, off-street parking. Artwork and documents are protected by climate control, fire and burglar alarm systems. It is a secure entry facility, so please call or email to set an appointment so that we know to expect you. Directions will be provided when the appointment is set.
In addition to serving the Rocky Mountain region, Beth maintains a presence in Western North Carolina and is willing to travel for preservation and collection management consultation.
Beth is a Master’s graduate of the University of Texas School of Information, and holds a Certificate of Advanced Study in Conservation of Library and Archival Materials, as well as an undergraduate degree in Fine Art from the University of Texas. She was a Mellon Fellow in Conservation of Works of Art on Paper at the Balboa Art Conservation Center in San Diego, with internships at the Pinos y Sarriera Archives, Spain, and The Minnesota Historical Society Paper Conservation Laboratory. She is a Peer-reviewed Professional Associate member of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC), the Western Association for Art Conservation (WAAC), the Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums (CWAM) and was selected as a “Person To Know” by the Society of American Archivists for the July/August 2011 issue of their monthly publication. In addition to more than 10 years of experience in paper conservation and restoration, Beth served as Preservation Librarian and Director of the American Alpine Club Library for 5 years.