Conservation Services


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Based in Sydney’s inner west, Siân Griffiths Paintings Conservation specialises in the conservation and restoration of traditional and contemporary paintings. This includes paintings on canvas, panel and hardboard supports in various mediums such as oil, acrylic, pastel and mixed media.

Studio Hours:
By appointment only
Mon – Sat   9.00am – 5.00pm

Conservation Services

Work can be undertaken in the studio or on-site depending on the size of the artwork and the scale/nature of the project.

Conservation service fees are calculated on a per project basis; factoring time, materials/expenses plus degree of difficulty/risk.

Free Quotation Service
Conservation / restoration treatments
  • removal of surface dirt and mould
  • removal of discoloured varnish layers and re-varnishing
  • stain removal/reduction
  • stabilisation of cracked/flaking paint layers
  • complex structural repairs including; tears, holes, dents, bulges and other distortions
  • stretching
  • stretcher/strainer replacement
  • re-housing, re-framing of artwork
Artwork condition assessment
Collection surveys
Display and storage advice
Technical examination of artwork
Handling / Transit recommendations
Emergency response


With a career in paintings conservation spanning 20 years, Siân Griffiths is a highly experienced and dedicated conservator. She has worked comprehensively in all areas of paintings conservation with a particular specialisation in complex structural repairs to fragile canvas supports. She is also highly skilled in the cosmetic treatment (cleaning and retouching) of both traditional and contemporary paintings.

Prior to establishing her own studio in 2019, Siân was Senior Paintings Conservator at David Stein and Co., a position she held for many years. She has also worked for various institutions both public and private including the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Queensland Art Gallery and Artlab in South Australia.

Siân is committed to the ongoing development and promotion of new and improved techniques in conservation practice. She works always to the highest standards employing the best possible materials and methods in accordance with the Codes of Ethics and Practice of the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Materials (AICCM) of which she is an accredited Professional Member.

Get In Touch

0400 122 441


Private studio located in Dulwich Hill Sydney

The studio is open for client consultations by appointment only, between the hours of 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Saturday.

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