Carol Snow is Deputy Chief Conservator and the Alan J. Dworsky Senior Conservator of Objects, at Yale University Art Gallery. Prior to joining the Conservation Department in September 2008, she worked at the Walters Art Museum, in Baltimore, and then as a conservator in private practice, primarily for museums in the greater Boston area. As an objects conservator, she has treated a wide range of materials, from ancient bronzes to modern plastics. In this interview she talks about conserving non-archival materials, like paint on a couch to Matthew Barneys Unit Bolus (casting materials above) which is made of petroleum jelly and is easily damaged. Artist can learn more about archival materials from this YUAG conservation web site is http://artgallery.yale.edu/conservation where they have listed some useful links as resources for artists and conservators.