Catherine Coueignoux

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Associate Objects Conservator
San Francisco, CA
Catherine is an Associate Objects Conservator at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (deYoung and Legion of Honor). Prior to this she spent seven years in the Furniture Conservation studio at the Victoria and Albert Museum, first as a two-time Samuel H. Kress Conservation Fellow studying Asian lacquer conservation and then as a permanent member of staff. She completed her treatment of the Augustus Rex cabinet there in 2013. Catherine earned her Masters of Science in Furniture Conservation at the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation in 2007. She received her BA in art history from Williams College. After a three-year apprenticeship at Robert Mussey Associates in Boston, she spent a year studying ébénisterie and marquetry at the Ecole Boulle in Paris.