Christyl Cusworth Paintings Conservator LLC

About the Conservator


Christyl is a Professional Associate of The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works with 20+ years experience in painting conservation. To ensure her clients receive the best conservation available, Christyl maintains state-of-the-art conservation skills through expert classes, lectures and symposiums with world renowned conservators. A graduate of The College of New Jersey, Christyl has studied at the American College in Agia-Paraskevi, Greece, as well as the University of New Orleans and New York University. Her commitment to conservation took hold when Christyl was awarded an apprenticeship at the Salah Hudson Conservation Studio in New Orleans. In New Orleans she was also hired as an assistant preparatory at The Contemporary Art Center.

Professional Experience

Conservation and Consultation of Contemporary artist Julian Schnabel, Ron Gorchov, Laurie Andersen and others.

Conservation and consultation on works by: Keith Harring, Louise Nevelson, George Condo Daniel Garber, Fern Coppedge, William Merrit Chase, and more.

Conservation and re-installation of “Fisherman of Chuy” by Zoma Bailter located in the Lobby of the United Nations Building NYC, donated by the Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the United Nations.

Conservation of large Tryptic of the life of St. Bernard located at the Gill St. Bernard School  Gladstone NJ.  Removal and Re-installation of the 25’ X 18’ piece. (See photos on Murals and Large works page.)

Conservation of Painted Organ Pipes at St. John in Lambertville, New Jersey

The installation of “Women in the US Senate” by Melina Mara at the Smithsonian Institution and the Belmont-Sewell House

Conservation of “The Philadelphia Ten" and the “Sartain” paintings at Moore College of Art

Apprentice Salah Hudson Fine Art Conservation Studio, New Orleans

Assistant preparator at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans

Representative list of clientele

City of Trenton, Ellarslie Museum

Hunterdon County, Hunterdon, NJ

Allentown Museum, Allentown, PA

Jersey City Woman's Club, Jersey City, NJ

Hollis Taggart Gallery, NYC

Stella Marris, Julian Schnabel Studio, NYC

Capo Auction, Long Island City, NY

Ron Gorchov Studio, Brooklyn, NY

Rago Auction, Lambertville, NJ

Stevenson's Auction, PA

Pedersen Gallery, Lambertville, NJ

Union Gallery, Lambertville, NJ

Jim’s of Lambertville, NJ


Lambertville Gallery of Art, NJ

Tom Folk Appraisals, Far Hills, NJ

Bernard Appraisals, Bernardsville, NJ

The Gilded Lion, Princeton, NJ

Chapman Gallery, Doylestown, PA

Washington Methodist Church, Washington, NJ

Jane Voorhees Zimmerly Art Museum, Rutgers State University, NJ

Gill St. Bernard School, Gladstone, NJ

Vito Schnabel Projects, New York, NY

Gallery Broadway 1602, New York, NY

Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the United Nations, New York, NY

St. Johns Church in Lambertville, Lambertville, NJ


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