Sophie Younger ACR
Sophie Younger ACR has been committed to textiles and the Heritage sector all her professional life; her journey of learning has been varied and absorbing, from: how things are made, technologies, the science, histories and conservation. Conserving textiles and other related objects comes naturally to Sophie who has very good manual dexterity, an appreciation of textile science and art history, an eye for 'detail' and an ability to enjoy the discipline of repetitive processes. .
Sophie is also committed to supporting the next generation of conservators through work opportunities. She has been an Icon Scotland committee member, consulted on Heritage sector matters and published articles in professional journals.
Sophie Younger ACR studied conservation in-service at Glasgow Museums as well as participating in two Internships (Historic Royal Palaces, Hampton Court Studios and with Ksynia Marko), she is a trained embroiderer, tapestry weaver (BA Hons) with an MPhil in Art History. Sophie has been self-employed since 1997, she became an accredited member of Icon in 2006.