Joyce Hill Stoner

Art Conservation

Phone: (302) 888-4888


Office: 305 Old College

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421,
  • Work focuses on the history of art conservation in the 20th Century.
  • Possesses specialized knowledge of artist James McNeill Whistler's materials and techniques, as well as the Wyeth family of artists and their techniques.
  • Actively treats paintings, to study the artist's techniques and intentions and, as necessary, remove discolored coatings and/or graffiti, mend tears, etc. and insure their future preservation. Stoner was the lead conservator treating Whistler's "Peacock Room" and supervised the treatment of an N.C. Wyeth mural in 1998.
  • Portrait has been painted by Andrew Wyeth.

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Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor, Art Conservation

In The News:
Frigid temperatures put chill on Jamie Wyeth exhibition (The News Journal)
Paintings damaged in Delaware Capitol fire given new life (The News Journal)
Vital Mass. links in '40s WWII art rescues (Boston Globe)
A rescuer of famous paintings steps into the light (Chronicle of Higher Education)
Huge N.C. Wyeth mural may be booted (USA Today)

UDaily Articles:
Joyce Hill Stoner discusses art conservation, working with Andrew Wyeth
UD conservators to play key roles in global meeting to protect cultural treasures
Three new named professors appointed in Arts and Sciences
Maxfield Parrish panels return to Delaware for TLC

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