Heather Galloway

Galloway Art Conservation
Cleveland, Ohio

Heather Galloway is the conservator of Galloway Art Conservation (Cleveland, OH).  A Fellow of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC), she has over 25 years of experience.  She completed her graduate studies in conservation at New York University’s Institute for Fine Arts and holds an MA in Art History from Williams College.  She has worked at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Cleveland Museum of Art.  She opened her private practice in 2015.  She has taught conservation-related courses at Oberlin College, Case Western Reserve University and the University of Oslo.  Her teaching focuses on the material techniques of cultural heritage production, and the ethical questions concerning its care.  She has chaired AIC’s Educational and Training Committee and served on its Equity and Inclusion Working Group.  She is currently an advisor for Connecting to Collections Care (C2C Care), a public service program for the Foundation for the Advancement in Conservation.  In 2018 she participated in a class and public dialog at the University of New Mexico concerning WPA murals that have been historically protested as racist.  In 2019 she presented a webinar for C2C Care titled “Whose Heritage? Objects, Politics and Collections Care”.