Dr Ellie Pridgeon FSA promoting the study of medieval wall paintings

About the Author

Ellie Pridgeon

Dr Ellie Pridgeon wrote her PhD (2010) on St Christopher wall paintings in England and Wales (c.1250-c.1525) at the University of Leicester, under the supervision of Dr Phillip Lindley.  This project was assisted by a funding grant from NADFAS.

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Since completing the thesis, Ellie has been publishing articles and book reviews.

Ellie has been assisting Dr Miriam Gill with the Churches Conservation Trust Wall Painting project, and working as a consultant for various bodies, including English Heritage.

Ellie is Archivist for and council member of the Church Monuments Society.

Ellis is Co-Chair of HistoryLabPlus, a UK network supporting early career historians and independent researchers through providing access to training and networking opportunities.

Ellie is a Teaching Fellow on BA in Humanities and Arts at the University of Leicester, and has recently undertaken the position of Course Director for the Certificate in Art History.  She also delivers regular lectures at Embrace Arts – the University of Leicester Arts Centre – and at a number of other UK institutions.

Ellie is Director of Consultant Archivist, a company specialising in providing support for archive repositories and organisation.  As a professional archivist, she has previously worked at the Science MuseumWiltshire Heritage Museum (Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society), the Geffrye Museum, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Britten-Pears Foundation in Aldeburgh, and the University of Bristol Library and Special Collections.

Ellie is Chair of the ARA Archives for Learning and Education Section, and editor of ARC Magazine, the monthly publication for ARA members in the UK and Ireland.

Ellie is a member of the Art Libraries Society (ARLIS) Art Researchers’ Guide to London editorial board.  The volume will be published in 2017.

Ellie is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.

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