ELIZABETH KENDALL – DIRECTOR, PA, AIC
Elizabeth Kendall is the founder and Director of Parma Conservation. Her career began in Italy, where she trained and worked in painting and mural conservation for fifteen years. With particular expertise in paintings and frescoes, she has been conserving artwork for over thirty-five years.
After earning a diploma in painting conservation from L‘Instituto per L’Arte e Restauro in Florence, she apprenticed with Prof. Edo Masini, the technical director of conservation at the Opificio delle Pietre Dure. Between 1985-1995, she was employed to work on conservation projects overseen by the Italian Soprintendenza.
Included in her resume are the paintings by Velazques and Federico Barocci damaged in the 1993 Uffizi bombing; the Byzantine frescoes in the Battistero of Parma; the frescoes by Correggio in the Cupola of San Giovanni, Parma; the frescoes in Parma’s Duomo by Lattanzio Gambara; paintings by Andrea del Sarto, and numerous fresco cycles in castles and villas throughout Italy.