Our Team

Vanessa Wiggin, Director of Conservation

Vanessa's qualifications include a Bachelor of Applied Science in Conservation of Cultural Materials (1995) and a Bachelor of Cultural Studies (Hons) in Marine Archaeological Conservation (2001). Vanessa is currently studying for a Master of Cultural Heritage through Deakin University.

Vanessa has worked in various conservation laboratories around Australia, as well as spending a year as an Australian Volunteer Abroad in the Republic of Palau. Vanessa’s interests include metals conservation, land and marine archaeological materials, contemporary art, outdoor sculptures and conservation in the developing world.

Vanessa has lived in Perth since 2001, working for the WA Maritime Museum and the Art Gallery of WA before establishing ArtWorks Conservation.

Vanessa is a professional member of the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Materials (AICCM) and a board member of AusHeritage.