Ann Shaftel is a long-time devoted student of dharma. She is also a Fellow of the International Institute of Conservation, a Fellow of the American Institute for Conservation, and a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Conservators. She has an MS degree in Art Conservation and MA degree in History of Art. She has written and published many scholarly and practical articles, including in the Journal of Art Theft. Ann’s clients include governments, museums, universities and churches worldwide.