Press release: Building Conservation Specialist Appointed Subject Leader at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation
Catherine Woolfitt ACR MCIfA MA Classics MA Art Conservation has been appointed the new Subject Leader Historic Building Conservation and Repair at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation. She has worked on high profile and challenging projects in the conservation of built heritage for 25 years, in the UK and overseas, also lecturing for the past twenty years.
Recent projects include conservation of the sixteenth century terracotta sculpture roundels at Hampton Court Palace and development of cleaning and repair methods for the external terracotta façade of the Natural History Museum in London.
"Catherine leads an impressive line-up of expert tutors and lecturers from across the sector, delivering a suite of courses which provide a broad range of expertise in building conservation. She has the professional experience to consolidate our current courses, and the expertise to identify and commission new courses to meet evolving challenges", comments David Dorning, Head of School of Conservation at West Dean College.