Assistant Conservator of Paintings
Morgan earned a dual undergraduate degree in Fine Art and Art History at Cornell University. After university, she interned with paper and paintings conservators in New York City and Washington, D.C. She later received her graduate degree in Conservation of Easel Paintings from the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. During graduate school, Morgan interned in the paintings conservation department at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Before her Andrew Mellon Fellowship at BACC, Morgan worked as the NEH Fellow in Paintings Conservation at the Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA.
In addition to carrying out conservation treatments at BACC, Morgan is involved in the technical examination of artworks, including infrared reflectography, X-radiography, X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy and cross-section microscopy. Her areas of interest include the conservation of Modern and Contemporary paintings and mixed media artworks, materials and techniques of 20th century California painters, and helping artists to better understand materials to support their artistic practice. Wylder is a Professional Associate with the American Institution for Conservation.
Read our "Five Questions" interview with Morgan here.