The first Conservation/Restoration project in which Amparo Escolano worked was for the parochial church in Valdesaz, Guadalajara, in 1979. Since then, she has been working non-stop in the Conservation/Restoration field. She moved to Florida and has been working in the Palm Beach area from 2003 to date. College trained and museum educated, she has a strong specialization in papers and objects conservation and restoration.
Doctoral program in Conservation of Fine Arts. University of Granada, Spain 1993. Research Proficiency Certificate.
Master of Arts, University Complutense, Madrid, Spain, 1987, Degree Specialty: Conservation and Restoration of Fine Arts.
Bachelor of Arts. School of Conservation and Restoration of Works od Art, Madrid, Spain, 1983
Member of the American Institute for Conservation - AIC.
Member of the Southeast Regional Conservation Association - SERCA.
Member of the R&D group New Alternatives to the Knowledge of Materials and Processes of Conservation and Restoration of Graphic Works of Art on Paper and Heritage Documents with Granada University, Spain.
Since 2009 - South Florida Art Conservation. Conservation and restoration of contemporary and traditional works on paper; sculpture and objects.
2011–2014 Associate Conservator, Paintings, Paper and Objects, James Swope Fine Arts Conservation. Conservation and restoration of contemporary and traditional works on paper, paintings and objects.
2003–2009 Senior Conservator, Paper and Paintings, The Fine Arts Conservancy/Stoneledge, Inc. Conservation and restoration of contemporary and traditional works on paper; sculpture and objects, and contemporary and traditional paintings.
1990-2002 Professor of Art Conservation, Graduate Faculty; Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Granada.
1985-1990 Paintings Conservator, Cerralbo Museum, Madrid.
1984-1985 Paintings Conservator, Palacio de las Cortes, Madrid.
1983-1984 Paintings Conservator, Instituto de Conservacion y Restauracion de obras de Arte. Madrid.
Lectures and Courses
Course Inpainting and Loss Compensation in Paper Conservation. Premia de Mar, Barcelona December 2016.
Lecture titled Alternative Solvents to Remove Tapes and Tape Stains. SERCA meeting, Atlanta, GA March 2017.
Course Inpainting and Loss Compensation in Paper Conservation. Netherland Conservators Association - Restauratoren Nederland. Amsterdam, October 2017.
Lecture titled The Suitability of Powdered Micro-Cellulose for its Use in Paper Conservation. RECH meeting, Split, Croatia. October 2017.
Mastering Inpainting. With James Bernstein and Rebecca Pollak. Ringling Museum, Sarasota.
Italian Approaches to the Structural Conservation of Paintings: Past, Present and Future.With Matteo Rossi Doria. West Lake Conservators.
Tear Repair of Paintings. The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works with the Yale University Art Gallery.
New Methods of Cleaning Surfaces of Paintings with Richard Wolbers. SERCA Southeast Regional Conservation Association.
Conservation of Contemporary Art. Complutense University (Madrid, Spain).
Restoration Techniques, Art & Evolution. International University Menendez Pelayo (Santander, Spain).
Forgery of Works of Art and Decorative Arts. International University Menendez Pelayo (Santander, Spain).
Restoration of Wall Paintings. Universidad de Granada (Granada, Spain).