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Brenda Parsons

Senior Conservator - Rare Books and Paper

Senior Rare Book and Paper Conservator – Brenda has been with Etherington Conservation Services (formerly ICI Binding Conservation Division) since its founding in 1987.  She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in painting and printmaking from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1982. 

Brenda has years of extensive experience in rare book conservation and design binding.  Having studied and worked with Mr. Etherington for over 18 years, Brenda brings exceptional talent to the conservation center.  She has attended advanced training programs and seminars taught by Stuart Brockman, Glenn Bartley, Martin Frost and Monique Lallier.  She has also participated in many international design binding competitions such as...

Ø The Helen Warren DeGolyer Triennial Exhibition

Ø The Guild of Book Workers Exhibition

Ø Cinquième Forum International De La Reliure D'Art, Montreal, Canada 1996

Ø IVe Biennale Europeenne De La Reliure, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France 1997

Ø The Society of Bookbinders International Competition, London, UK where in 2005 she received the second place prize in the restoration category.

Brenda is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC), AIC Book and Paper Group, Guild of Book Workers and The Society of Bookbinders.

Telephone: 336-665-1317 or toll free 877-391-1317
FAX: 336-665-1319
Postal address: 7609 Business Park Drive, Greensboro, NC 27409