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restorer , art educator

Theresa Louise Fairbanks Harris, American art educator, restorer. Fellow: International Institute Conservation; member: Print Council American.

Background

Harris, Theresa Louise Fairbanks was born on August 16, 1955 in Ogden, Utah, United States. Daughter of Jonathan Leo and Louise Anne Fairbanks.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1977. Master of Science in Conservation, University Delaware, 1980.

Career

Textile restorer Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1975—1977. Paper conservator Conservation Analytical Laboratory, Smithsonian, Washington, 1980, National Museum American History, 1981, Yale Center British Art, New Haven, 1982—1989, chief conservator, since 1990. Lecturer history art department Yale University, since 1983.

Consultant, lecturer in field, since 1980.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Copley's Miniatures on Copper, 1999. Co-author: Changing Impressions, 1999, Paper Making & the Art of Watercolor, 2006.

Membership

Fellow: International Institute Conservation. Member: Print Council American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Art, music, photography.

Connections

Married Channing Harris, April 27, 1991. 1 child Olivia Harris.

father:
Jonathan Leo

mother:
Louise Anne Fairbanks

spouse:
Channing Harris

child:
Olivia Harris