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  • Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Technicians

With their backgrounds as artists, collections managers, and book binders, our Technicians bring a variety of skills to their work in the conservation laboratory. 

  • Keith Jameson

Keith Jameson

Conservation Technician

Keith Jameson received his BA in Art Conservation from the University of Delaware. He has worked at CCAHA since 2000. He has extensive experience repairing complex scrapbooks.

Before joining CCAHA, Keith worked as Assistant Conservator at the Maryland State Archives in Annapolis, MD and as Assistant to the Book Conservator at the University of Delaware.

  • Anna Krain

Anna Krain

Senior Conservation Assistant

 

Anna Krain received a Certificate from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1987 and a BFA from the University of the Arts in 1993. Before coming to CCAHA, Anna was a Technician Assistant to the Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She has done similar work on-site for the Barnes Foundation.  

Anna has coordinated the conservation treatment and housing of the materials in the Ben Franklin 300th Anniversary exhibition at the National Constitution Center and for the traveling BF300 exhibition materials. She has also coordinated and executed the treatment and exhibition housing for a large collection of print items and ephemera for the Newseum. 

Read our 2005 interview with Anna here.

  • Jilliann Wilcox

Jilliann Wilcox

Senior Conservation Assistant

Prior to joining the CCAHA staff, Jilliann Wilcox volunteered in the Bang Chang Lab of the University of Pennsylvania reconstructing pots from shards from South East Asia and Volunteering in the North American Collection doing Collection Management, photography and Data Inventory. She received her Certificate in the Fine Arts from the Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts. She also attended workshops and training programs in conservation at the University of Delaware as well as graduate courses at the University of Pennsylvania in Collection Management – leading to an Internship at the Athenaeum in Philadelphia.

On staff at CCAHA since 1987, Jilliann has worked closely with the CCAHA conservators and independently on conservation treatments of works on paper: flat, bound and 3-D, archival and fine art collections, parchment and a variety of photographic materials for numerous private individuals and collecting institutions including the Barnes Foundation, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Free Library of Philadelphia.

Jilliann has worked off-site for ongoing museum and institutional projects. With a great interest in early photos, she has worked with private photo conservators to gain additional experience; she has also taken the opportunity to work briefly in Montefiascone, Italy, in the Library of Seminario Barbarigoto to stabilize their flat and bound materials.

Read our 2010 interview with Jilliann here.