Prue McKay

Senior paper conservator

Prue provides specialised advice and conservation treatment for paper and photographic materials. She is also available to consult on exhibitions and preventive conservation, collection storage and management (including the RE-ORG Method for institutions), exhibitions install/deinstall, and disaster response and recovery. She is an experienced archives conservator.

Bachelor of Arts (Art History, Ancient History), University of Queensland
Bachelor of Applied Science (Conservation of Cultural Materials), University of Canberra
Graduate Certificate in Applied Science (Conservation of Photographic Materials), University of Canberra

Professional training
Conservation of photographs and their storage
Conservation of tracing papers
Japanese and Korean paper making and their use in conservation
RE-ORG international workshops
Conservation of globes

Watercolour paintings
Paintings on paper - other media (oils, acrylics)
Drawings (All media)
Prints (colour and monochrome)
Documents - Manuscript and Printed
Parchment and Vellum
Posters, Maps and large format material including transparent papers
Paintings on pith paper ("rice paper")
19th century photographs including cased images, images on glass, and images on metal
Mounting and framing