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Maureen Cross

  • Strand, Somerset House

    WC2R 0RN London

    United Kingdom

  • 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index

Personal profile


Maureen was appointed in 2005 as a full-time lecturer in the Conservation & Technology Department. She has a BA Hons. in Art History from Hunter College: City University of New York. She has worked at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum-Smithsonian Institution. She then moved to the UK to study easel paintings conservation at the University of Northumbria, completing her MA with Distinction in 1998. She has since worked as a professional conservator at Tate, the Manchester Galleries, and the National Museums of Liverpool.

Research interests

  • Materials and techniques of modern and contemporary artists.
  • Applied conservation research for treatment solutions


Postgraduate Diploma in the Conservation of Easel Paintings

  • History of Artists Materials and Techniques
  • History and Practice of Written and Photographic Documentation
  • Practical Conservation and Restoration of Easel Paintings
  • Practical Paintings Techniques for Replicas
  • Research Seminar – Considering Contemporary and Modern Art
  • Physical History of Works of Art

Education / Academic qualification

Hunter College: City University of New York

University of Northumbria

… → 1998

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Manchester Arts & Humanities
Shipping Arts & Humanities
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Borrowing Arts & Humanities
Bromazepam Chemical Compounds
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Research Output 1997 2014

‘The Making of Fiona Rae, RA: In Conversation with a Young British Artist’

Cross, M. & Rutka, F. 2014 In : Immediations . 3 , p. 96-118

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

‘History and Use of Other Ridig Supports for Easel Paintings from Early Rennaissance to 20th Century’

Cross, M., Horovitz, I., Blewett, M., Ormsby, B., Wadum, J. & Holubec, I. 2012 The Conservation of Easel Paintings. Hill-Stoner, J. & Rushfield, R. (eds.). London: Butterworths-Elsevier, p. 51-115

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

‘Protecting Impermanence: a preliminary investigation into the care of temporary artworks’

Cross, M., Pearson, H. & Barker, R. 2012 In : Immediations . 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

‘An Evaluation of Artists’ and Conservation Varnishes for Acrylic Emulsion Paint Films.’

Cross, M., Ormsby, B., Kampasakali, E., Chantrier-Aasen, L. & Smithen, P. 2011 p. 1-11

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper