Katharina Höyng studied art technology and conservation of paintings on mobile supports at the University of Fine Arts Dresden, Germany. She graduated with a Master degree in 2011. For her final degree she concentrated on the conservation of animation cels. This she will continue, participating in a research project at the Getty Conservation Institute Los Angeles in 2013. Since graduating she completed a graduate internship at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas and worked project- based for the Museum Ludwig Cologne, Hamburger Kunsthalle Hamburg and for free- lance conservators in Düsseldorf and New York City, focusing on modern and contempo- rary art conservation.