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Bailey, Gregory


Background And Education

Education And Training

Professional Biography

  • Greg graduated in 2011 from Buffalo State College with an M.A. and C.A.S. in Art Conservation with a focus on the conservation of three-dimensional objects. Since that time, he has been awarded a Kress Fellowship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and a Mellon Fellowship at the Walters Art Museum, where he also went on to work as associate conservator. Greg is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC) and serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Institute for Conservation (JAIC). He currently serves as vice-chair of the Research and Technical Studies (RATS) specialty group of AIC.  He was the 2016-2017 recipient of the Booth Family Rome Prize in Historic Preservation and Conservation. Since joining the Smithsonian American Art Museum Lunder Center for Conservation in October 2017, Greg has devoted his time to facilitating upcoming exhibitions and loans as well as maintaining objects currently on display at the D. W. Reynolds Center and Renwick Gallery. 

Awards And Honors



Selected Publications


Responsible Collections Areas

  • Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery