Professional details

As well as owning and running a second-hand bookshop and tiny arts venue in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, I am a freelance art historian, and available to give lectures on various aspects of art and art history.  My specialisation is in Northern Renaissance art, but I have taught on a variety of subjects.  I have a particular interest in the Northern tradition – a line of influence in the North that is non-classical (anti-classical?) from the Middle Ages to the present day.  I have also taught a lot on Italian Renaissance art, on the art of the Middle Ages (from the Visigoths to the Trecento), on Dutch painting in the 17th century, on German Romanticism, and more.

I was a part-time lecturer for a number of years at Bristol University, at the Open University and on a programme for American students that involved both classroom teaching and a month-long tour of Western Europe looking at original works of art.  My main employer these days is the University of Oxford, where for several years I have been involved in the Department for Continuing Education, teaching summer schools, Diploma units and online courses – I am editor as well as one of the tutors for the online Art History courses, and wrote one of the courses, entitled Dürer to Bruegel.  I have given individual lectures on a number of occasions, including at the V&A.

I can tailor both the content and the style of my lectures to suit a particular audience; if you would like me to give a lecture to your group or society or student body, do get in touch.

2 thoughts on “Professional details

  1. Maureen Schild 15/11/2012 / 10:15

    Would you be interested in a NADFAS lecture at Hereford sometime in the future, i.e. 2013/14>

  2. Evie 15/11/2012 / 20:42

    Thank you for this, Maureen! I would indeed. I am not a member of NADFAS, though – have recently been thinking I must try to join their lecturing team.

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