About Me – Amelia Rampton
Amelia Rampton has been an accredited Conservator-Restorer since 2000. Amelia Rampton has been an Accredited Conservator-Restorer (ACR) since 2000. As an accredited member of the Institute of Conservation (Icon), she supports and follows its Professional standards and Ethical Guidance. She started her studies at the Centro Nacional de Restauración, in…
Amelia Rampton has been an accredited Conservator-Restorer since 2000.
Amelia Rampton has been an Accredited Conservator-Restorer (ACR) since 2000. As an accredited member of the Institute of Conservation (Icon), she supports and follows its Professional standards and Ethical Guidance.
She started her studies at the Centro Nacional de Restauración, in Madrid and furthered her training at Camberwell College of Art in London, later earning a MSc in Sustainable Heritage from University College London. As well as running a successful paper conservation studio, Amelia has worked for private and public institutions, among them the British Museum, the Oxford Conservation Consortium, the V&A and the Tate.
Amelia Rampton specialises in the conservation of works of art on paper, such as watercolours, prints, drawings, as well as large format works. She conducts surveys to assess the condition of large and small collections and advises on the re-housing of collections. She liaises with framers and conservation suppliers to provide high quality conservation mounting and framing, and she carries out condition checking on artworks before and after exhibition. Her customers range from private individuals with a single item to galleries, museums and archives with large collections.
Her clients are leading art galleries, museums, archives and auction houses as well as private individuals, and they include the Clothworkers Company, the Emery Walker Trust, the Foundling Museum, The George Padmore Institute, the Huguenot Heritage Centre, Middle Temple Archive, Milein Cosman Archive, Pallant House, the River and Rowing Museum, the Soane’s Museum, Tate, the Turner House at Twickenham, Westminster Palace, UBS Art Collection, the William Morris Society.
Amelia has been an active member of her profession for over twenty years. Her involvement with the Institute of Paper Conservation and later The Institute of Conservation (Icon), has seen her contributing time and expertise, towards co-organising lectures and conferences for the members. Amelia was the secretary of the Clare Hampson Fund (2015-2020) which supports internships for conservation professionals. She is a member of the British Association of Paper Historians and the William Morris Society.