Jess Chloros

Fulbright-University of Dundee Scholar Award (Art and Design)

Jessica Chloros is an Objects Conservator at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, MA and a Visiting Lecturer at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. At the Gardner Museum she focuses on the conservation of sculpture and decorative arts. She also carries out technical research, mentors emerging professionals and conducts implicit bias training to support the museum’s DEAI work. Recent projects include technical studies of European and Asian polychrome sculpture and the research and treatment of a Roman marble sarcophagus.  

As a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Dundee, Jessica will explore ways to increase the accessibility of two-dimensional works of art for blind and partially sighted museum visitors. Jessica holds an MS in Art Conservation from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation and a certificate of Advanced Training in Objects Conservation from the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies at the Harvard Art Museums.