NEA Book Conservation Fellow Nylah Byrd

Nylah Byrd

NEA Book Conservation Fellow

As CCAHA's 2022-23 NEA Book Conservation Fellow, Nylah Byrd works under the supervision of Senior Book Conservator Richard Homer to support the work of our Book Conservation Department.

Nylah graduated from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation (WUDPAC) in 2022. She previously completed her undergraduate education at Stanford University, receiving a B.A with Honors in Archaeology and minors in Chemistry and Studio Art. Her professional interests include ephemeral objects, fabrication of inorganic objects, archaeological conservation, creating protective housings, and equity and inclusion in conservation and the broader cultural heritage field.