Note to Former Students


CAFS is delighted to hear what former students are doing and to be notified of any change of address or occupation. While it is not possible to thank everyone individually we do appreciate your efforts to keep us informed.

We depend on the former students we know to tell us about those we have lost. If you think we may not know of the whereabouts of a friend or colleague, please notify us.

Courtauld Alumni rise to London challenges

Mark Jones, MA 1975, became Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum in 2001.

Neil MacGregor, MA 1975, has been appointed Director of the British Museum. He will take up his new post in August, 2002.

Kate Agius, née de Rothschild, has been a dealer in old master and 19th century drawings since 1974, exhibiting at fairs in London, New York and Paris.
Georgina Anthony, née Whiteman, MA 1993, has been a freelance Consultant to the antiquities trade since 1999.

Giorgia Bottinelli, PhD 2000, is an assistant curator, Tate, in the Collections Division specializing in international art 1900-1960.

Sally Carew-Reid, Dip.Cons 1997, is a paintings conservator at the University of Melbourne.

Sarah Cassell, née King, BA 1984, is Post 16 Director and Teacher of History of Art, at the Hewett School, Norwich.

Suzanne Cockburn, née Doyle, BA 1993, is Teacher of Art and Design, Millthorpe School, York.

Emily Cole, MA 1997, has been a blue plaques historian at English Heritage since Nov. 1999.

Mary Davies, née Littlemore, BA 1951, specializes in regression and past-life therapy and writes novels.

Caroline Elam, MA 1970, has been appointed Andrew W. Mellon Professor at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, Washington from September 2002.

Clarence Epstein, MA 1992, PhD Edinburgh 1999, is Director, Special Projects, Rector’s Cabinet, Concordia University, responsible for estate management, cultural property, fundraising for the Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery.

Tara Ely, BA 1992, is Art Editor of The Almanac Gallery.

Catherine Fawdry, BA 1989, is a textile artist.

Jessica Feather, MA 2000, has been Curator of Work on Paper, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool since July 2001.

Kaywin Feldman, MA 1991, has been Executive Director, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art since January 1999.

Nicky Gavron, nee Coates, BA 1963, is Deputy Mayor of London, and The Mayor’s Advisor on strategic planning, leading on the London Plan, which sets the direction for the next 15-20 years.

Birgit Gebhardt, MA 1997, is a jewellery designer.

Camilla Gray, Dip.Cons. 2000, is a freelance painting conservator.

Lorna Harrington-Zubairi, née Harrington, MA 1995, is London Appraisal Manager, Chubb Insurance, and part-time Lecturer in History of Art at the University of Kent, combined studies programme.

Jane Heffron, PG Dip. 1990, is a Vice-President, Schroders Salomon Smith Barney, investment bankers.

Paul Hills, PhD 1976, Hon. Senior Research Fellow, University College, London, is Lehman Visiting Professor, Harvard Center for Renaissance Studies, Villa I Tatti, Florence, January-June, 2002.

Andrew Hopkins, PhD 1995, has been appointed Editor of The Burlington Magazine.

Naomi Kriss, née Marrus, MA 1997, is Director of Marketing, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto.

Frances Lennard, Dip.TCC 1985, is a lecturer at The Textile Conservation Centre, University of Southampton at Winchester.

Sally Lescher, MA 1995, is a fine art advisor.

Alexandra MacCulloch, MA, HofD,2000, was appointed Keeper of Art, Costume and Textiles, Buckinghamshire County Museum, in November 2001.

Richard Morris, PhD 1972, has retired from University of Warwick to become a freelance buildings archaeologist. He is Director of the Warwick Mouldings Archive and an Associate Fellow of the History of Art Department.

Scott Nethersole, MA 2000, is a junior cataloguer of English furniture at Sotheby’s, London.

Isabella Oulton, BA 1985, is Director of Imprints, publishing artists’ books and prints.

Christina Prescott-Walker, née Christina Donaldson, BA 1989, is Vice President, Director of European Ceramics, Sotheby’s New York.

Elizabeth Rowe, MA 2000, has been Guidebook Editor at English Heritage since July 2001.

Carolyn Ryle-Hodges, née Neal, BA 1982, is a partner in Long & Ryle Gallery (contemporary painting), London.

Refia Sacks, MA 1968, is a silversmith, stained glass artist and Alexander Technique teacher.

Dorothee Schmid, MA 1998, is a specialist with the Impressionist and Modern Art Department of Christie’s, London.

Susan Smith, MA H.of D. 1993, is a freelance costume designer specializing in television.
Edward Tilley, BA 1993, has been a musician and producer with groups Scott 4 and Man & Woman since 1995. The core members of Scott 4 met at the Courtauld in 1992. Their 4th LP was released in January 2002.

Toby Treves, MA 1996, is a curator, Collections at Tate, in the Modern British Section.
Patrick Troughton, BA 1995, has been Artist in Residence to the Dean and Chapter of King’s School, Canterbury since September 2001.

Malcolm Warner, PhD,was appointed Senior Curator at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas in January 2002.

Catherine White, née Hayes, BA 1995, is Regional Manager for the charity Volunteer Reading Help.


Call for Publications by Former Students 2001/2002

Please send the Editor, Jane Ferguson, a note of your publications which have appeared during the last 12 months, (from August 2001 to the end of July 2002) for publication in the next issue of the News due out in October 2001. Please be sure to include publisher and date of publication and issue, if it is a periodical.
Thanks go to all those who have already sent us a list of books, articles and reviews.