Melanie has been in private practice since 2009. She has performed conservation treatments for museums, galleries, churches, and private collectors.

  • Owner and Chief Conservator, Brussat Sculpture Conservation 2009-
  • Assistant Conservator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2006- 2009, 2011
  • IMLS Fellow at the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, VT 2005-2006
  • Conservation Intern at the Institut Royal du Patrimoine Artistique in Brussels, Belgium 2004-2005


  • Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
  • Master of Arts in Art History with Advanced Certificate in Conservation
    Graduation date: September 2005
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Bachelor of Arts in Art History
    Graduation date: May 2000


Melanie Brussat

Brussat Sculpture Conservation, LLC

Jackson Heights, NY