OMC - Course Leader
Ranson is currently a Senior Paper Conservator at the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin.
He previously worked for the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Australia, the Area Museum Service for South-Eastern England and North West England. For six years he was a Senior Lecturer on the MA Conservation Programme for Works of Art on Paper at the University of Northumbria.
He has given courses on the construction and use of Japanese drying boards in Australia, the UK and Ireland, after doing an ICCROM course with Mr Masuda in Rome and a course on the Conservation of Japanese Folding Screens with Mr Suguira of The Freer Art Gallery, in Hawaii. Further experience was gained working with oriental scroll-mounters in Sydney and through conserving folding screens in collections in Australia and the UK.