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Laura Moeller is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), with over 10 years in the field working with some of the largest museum and private conservation labs in the country. Laura is an alumna of the Museum Studies Graduate School at George Washington University and holds additional degrees in photography and chemistry. She is interested in bridging the gap between artist expectations and the possibilities of future conservation needs based on material choice. Her publications and research focus on the artist materials surrounding paper-based tattoo artifacts of the 19th and 20th century. Some of her favorite career treatments include work on the Johnson Publishing Company (Ebony and JET magazines) 4 million object photographic archives, Albert Einstein's personal papers and works by outsider artist, Henry Darger.