Ceramic & Glass Detail
Amanda Barnes Amanda's training has included a degree in History of Design and Architecture at the University of Teesside and a two year specialist post graduate course in the conservation of ceramics and related materials at West Dean College. West Dean College is internationally known for its conservation courses and attracts students from all over the world.

She set up her workshop in Norfolk in 2002. Her aim is to build a reputation for high quality, sympathetic and ethically sound conservation and restoration treatments to ceramic and glass objects, using the most up to date materials and techniques.

In May 2006 Amanda completed a two year contract with the Victoria & Albert Museum, London where she was employed to assist with the preparation, restoration and conservation of ceramic objects for their new Jameel Gallery of Islamic Art from the Middle East. The gallery opened in July 2006 and many of the objects she worked on are displayed there.

Other experience includes work for:-

  • Geffrye Museum, London.
  • National Portrait Gallery, London.
  • Cliveden Conservation Workshops, Taplow.
  • National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside, Liverpool.
  • Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
Amanda Barnes