SKANEATELES FALLS | West Lake Conservators has welcomed Moya Dumville to the paper laboratory at its facility on Railroad Street in Skaneateles Falls.
Dumville completed her bachelor’s degree in history at University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia and went on to study chemistry and art history at the University of Prince Edward Island.
She studied art conservation at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, specializing in paper objects.
Dumville has completed conservation internships at The Rooms Provincial Archives in St. John’s, Newfoundland, and the Northeast Document Conservation Center in Andover, Mass.
She worked in Saint John, New Brunswick, as the post-graduate paper conservation intern on the New Brunswick Museum’s Conservation Award-winning Miller Britain Mural Cartoons.
This involved working in a public gallery space, interacting with museum patrons and carrying out treatment on a series of 9-by-9 foot chalk drawings on Kraft paper created in 1941-42.
Dumville has recently relocated to the Syracuse area and is very happy to be joining the West Lake team.