After internships at the Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst, Munich, „Die Neue Sammlung“ The International Design Museum Munich, and the Hamburgmuseum, Hamburg (2002-2005), Margarete Eska stud- ied conservation of archaeological, ethnographic and decorative art objects at the State Academy of Art and Design Stuttgart (2005- 2010). Major projects she worked on include: The conservation of a modern coloured wire sculpture for the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart (2008). Research on conservation techniques for wax objects with a focus on adhesives and filling materials (2009). The current paper is on her diploma thesis (2010).
After her diploma thesis she worked as an assistant lecturer at the State Academy of Art and Design Stuttgart and at the Landesamt für Denkmalpflege Baden-Württemberg as a conservator for an en bloc excavated Celtic grave chamber (2010-2012). Presently she is working as a lecturer in conservation at the State Academy of Art and Design Stuttgart