- University Teacher in Textile Conservation (History of Art)
The Centre for Textile Conservation and Technical Art History is based in the Robertson Building, Level 3, Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G11 6AQ, (C2 on the Campus Map)
Office Hour: Email for appointment
Karen has been working as a textile conservator for 20 years and has held posts in a number of different conservation organisations in the UK and abroad, including the National Museums of Scotland and the People’s History Museum. She worked in the Conservation Services department of the Textile Conservation Centre (TCC) at the University of Southampton for 10 years. At the TCC she managed several major conservation projects, including the conservation of original Victorian theatre scenery for Normansfield Hospital Theatre and several hundred pairs of shoes for the Northampton Boot and Shoe Museum. Karen is also a qualified teacher and has worked in the wider education sector.