Domenico Mattozzi, Founding Director is a Professional Associate with the AIC (The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works ) and has been involved in Fine Art Conservation since 1983. He graduated from the “Accademia di Belle Arti” in Naples, Italy, earned a BA in Art History from Fordham University in New York City and is a Candidate for MA in Art History from Hunter College, New York City.
He worked with internationally renowned painting conservator Margaret Watherston, former conservator at The Whitney Museum, leading expert and author of: “The Cleaning of Color Field Paintings”. He assisted her with The Williamsburg Murals, five murals from the 1930’s by Ilya Bolotowsky, Balcomb Greene, Paul Kelpe, and Albert Swinden. These works were the first abstract murals to be commissioned through the WPA for Brooklyn’s Williamsburg Housing Project. They are now in The Brooklyn Museum.
Bonnie Mattozzi, Founding Director, is a Professional Associate of the AIC and a member of the IIC (International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works) and has been involved in Fine Art Conservation since 1986. She studied at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, School of Visual Arts, New York City, National Academy, School of Fine Arts, New York City. She also received her Certification in “Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts” from New York University. Ms. Mattozzi also worked with Margaret Watherston on the Williamsburg Murals and in Ms. Watherston’s conservation studio. She also worked at at The New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City.
Katrina Jacques, Senior Conservator for “The Maine Project for Fine Art Conservation” earned her BA and MA in Art Conservation from the Latvian Art Academy, Riga,Latvia, and received her “Conservation and Restoration Certification” from the Republic of Latvia. She also taught “The Fundamental Theory of Conservation and Restoration”, at the Latvian Art Academy and worked in Art Conservation Labs since 1999.