Samantha Cawson is a recent graduate of paper conservation from Camberwell College of Arts with the ambition to pursue a career as a photographs conservator. To contribute to her existing knowledge, Samantha recently undertook at 4 day photographs conservation course at West Dean college, under the guidance of accredited photographs conservator, Susie Clark.
The QEST scholarship has enabled Samantha to undertake a one month internship at the Teylers Museum in Haarlem, Holland. Here Samantha will gain first hand experience of working as a conservator on a major exhibition turnaround, as well as improving her hand skills and conservation knowledge.
Samantha aims to open her own paper and photographs conservation studio, and currently lives and works in London.