d_10_04_07_18-199x300My name is Krisztina Szabó, I work as a textile and leather restorer artist.

My specialty is the restoration of applied art works and archaeological objects of textile and leather materials. Please browse the site for my detailed professional history and curriculum vitae. You can get a closer view of my completed works under “My works”, where you’ll find a detailed description and photo documentation of each restoration project.


Professional history

2005- Historical Museum of Budapest – restorer
Main activities:

  • Conservation and restoration of archaeological and applied art pieces of textile and leather materials
  • Persistent supervision of the museum’s textile collection
  • Exhibition organizing
  • Guiding programs for children

 2003-2005 Hungarian National Museumresearch worker
Main activities:

  • Database building
  • Conference organising (ROMEC)
  • Documentation of archaeological process
  • Drawing

 2001-2003 Archaeological Institute of Hungarian Academy of Science restorer
Main activities:

  • Restoring prehistorical, Romanic and Middle Ages ceramics
  • Preliminary exploration of M7 motorway track: fieldwork, restoration, drawing

 1998-2001 City Museum of Paks: restorer assistant, drawer
Main activities:

  • Conservation of archaeological and ethnic collection of the museum
  • Exhibition organizing
  • Illustrating the museum publications and the Annual of Móra Ferenc Museum of Szekszárd
  • Creating excavational drawings

 1997-1998 Lotz Restaurátor Ltd., Budapest restorer assistant
Main activities:

 1993-2001 Freelance illustrator
Illustrating publications including ones by Erzsébet Marton, dr. László Borhy, Emília Pásztor, Tünde Horváth and dr. Gyula Rosner, For example: Drawing the full Avar age collection of the city of Szekszárd – dr. Gyula Rosner – OTKA tender
Illustrating the „History of Dunaföldvár from the prehistorical ages until our days”