Historic Preservation

Portrait of Myers in white blouse

Catherine Myers

Lecturer

Biography

Catherine Myers (Cassie) is a paintings and architectural conservator in private practice in Philadelphia, PA. For more than 30 years, her firm, Myers Conservation, addresses complex conservation problems involving mural paintings, decorative architectural paintings, ornamental historic plasters, and architectural finishes throughout the country on conservation planning, testing, analysis, and treatment projects.

Previously Myers worked in the conservation departments of North Carolina Museum of Art, the Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum and the Brooklyn Museum. More recently she served as a Fine Arts Specialist in the Office of the Chief Architect of US General Services Administration, Fine Arts Program in Washington, DC and as a Senior Project Manager at the Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles.

Myers teaches a graduate seminar on Architectural Finishes and advises thesis students in the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a Professional Associate member of the American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) and a member of the Conservation Committee of the International Council on Museums.