Amparo Escolano has been working non-stop in the Conservation/Restoration field since 1979. College trained and museum educated, she has a strong specialization in Art on Paper and Objects Conservation and Restoration.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Conservation and Restoration, a Master of Arts in Fine Arts with specialization in Conservation and Restoration, as well as a Research Proficiency Certificate after attending a Doctoral program in Conservation of Fine Arts.
Nowadays she is a member of the American Institute for Conservation and belongs to the R&D group “New Alternatives to the Knowledge of Materials and Processes of Conservation and Restoration of Graphic Works of Art on Paper and Heritage Documents” with Granada University, Spain.
As per her professional experience, she owns and works as a Conservator at South Florida Art Conservation LLC. since 2009. She is also an Associate Conservator of Paper at James Swope Fine Arts Conservation Inc. since 2011 and worked from 2003 to 2009 as a Senior Conservator of Paper and Paintings at the Fine Arts Conservancy/Stoneledge, Inc.
Before moving to USA she was a Professor of Art Conservation, at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Granada University (1990-2002), a Paintings Conservator at the Cerralbo Museum in Madrid (1985-90), The House of Representatives, Madrid (1984-85) and Instituto de Conservacion y Restauracion de Obras de Arte, Madrid (1983-84).
She has kept up with her formal education taking professional development courses in institutions as prestigious as Yale University or held by prominent institutions and personalities in the field such as the American Institute for Conservation, in subjects like in Tear Repair with Winfried Heiber and Petra Demuth, Approaches to the Structural Conservation of Paintings with Matteo Rossi Doria and Vizna Mehra, Mastering Inpainting with Jim Bernstein and Becca Pollack, and New Methods of Cleaning Surfaces with Richard Wolbers.
She has performed conservation and restoration treatments on artworks by Durer, Rembrandt, Audubon, Renoir, Signac, Matisse, Picasso, Gleizes, Braque, Dalí, Miró, Dufy, Leger, Schiele, Calder, Warhol, and many others.