Jamye Jamison is the owner of Jamison Art Conservation, a paper conservation studio in Cleveland, Ohio. She received an MLIS with a concentration in book and paper conservation from the University of Texas at Austin in 2003. During her conservation career she has worked at ICA Art Conservation in Cleveland, Zukor Art Conservation in Oakland, CA, and the Newberry Library in Chicago, IL. She regularly lectures and teaches classes for museums, libraries, colleges and artists on topics such as conservation matting and framing, basic book repair, care and handling of works on paper, working with contemporary artists, conservation materials for artists, and collecting fine art from a conservator’s perspective.
Jamye has been a member of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC) since 2000 and a Professional Associate since 2008. She was the Book and Paper Group Program Chair for the 2012 AIC Annual Meeting after filling the role of Assistant Program Chair in 2011. She has presented at professional conferences such as AIC, The Midwest Conservation Guild, and The Association of Midwest Museums. Articles from these talks have appeared in the Book and Paper Group Annual and Topics in Photographic Preservation.
Jamye has an AB in Art History from Princeton University and began her career in the art world as the Department Assistant for Modern and Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from 1997-2000.