Ruth Partington

2005 QEST Scholar - Paper Conservation
North Yorkshire

Ruth studied conservation at Camberwell College of Arts and winning the QEST Scholarship allowed her to take up the offer of a full-time internship conserving paper based collections at North Yorkshire County Record Office’s Northallerton studio. She was subsequently offered the position of Conservator (Works of Art on Paper) at the Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA) where she was responsible for preserving and conserving works of art on paper and the wider conservation management of MIMA’s collections.