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Master Framing and Conservation Studio

Master Framing and Conservation Studio was established in 1991, and we are celebrating over 30 years in business.  We specialize in museum quality conservation of antique oil paintings, period frame restoration, gilding, and art object restoration.  Our studio provides services to clients both locally and nationally.  Our clients range from museums and galleries, to art and antiques dealers, to private collectors.  We would love the opportunity to assist you with your art restoration needs.  We provide clients with a free quote of the restoration needed for their artwork.  Please call, email, or visit our studio.

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Susan Jones

Owner/Senior Conservator

Led by her desire to begin a career as an artist, Susan Jones moved from Virginia to Atlanta, where she received her Associate in Arts degree from the Art Institute of Atlanta. Upon graduation she remained in Georgia and began working and training with a local art conservator, where she learned the art of oil painting conservation. In 1991 Susan and her husband opened Master Framing and Conservation Studio, offering oil painting and period frame restoration to clients, both locally and nationally, for over 30 years.

Susan Hogue

Paintings and Objects Conservator

Susan Hogue graduated from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art and English Literature.  She began her career in the art world as a designer and colorist with O'Karma-Jones Gallery in Atlanta.  In 1998, she left that position to begin her apprenticeship in art conservation with Susan Jones, and the two have been working together ever since.  She serves as Objects Conservator for Master Framing and Conservation Studio.

Elise Hogue

Studio Apprentice (Pre-program)

Elise Hogue has interned with Master Framing and Conservation Studio since December 2022 and is now our studio apprentice.  She is a sculptor, ceramicist, painter and special effects artist with four years of hands on experience as a student of the historic preservation of early 1900s houses.  She is an undergraduate student and plans to obtain her Bachelors in historic preservation.

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