West Lake Conservators is a nationally recognized firm specializing in the preservation and restoration of historic and artistic works including conservation of paintings, frames, murals, textiles, paper, and photographic materials.
West Lake Conservators was founded in 1975 by Chief Conservator, Susan Blakney, a Fellow of both the American (AIC) and International (IIC) Institutes for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.
Located in Skaneateles in the Finger Lakes Region of Central New York State, we serve numerous public and private collections. Our conservation treatments help maximize a work’s life span, restore its aesthetic quality, and preserve its historic integrity. We work as a team in well-equipped labs for optimal problem solving and optimal results.