Julia Dudkiewicz, PhD student in Art and Cultural History, Central Saint Martins.
Julia Dudkiewicz trained as an art historian and curator at the Courtauld Institute, where she specialised in 19th-century British Art.
Dudkiewicz's most recent appointment was as Principal Curator at the Guildhall Art Gallery. During her time in this role she curated the exhibition 'Tower Bridge. A Celebration of 120 Years. 1894-2014' and designed the 15th anniversary rehang of the Guildhall Art Gallery.
Previous curatorial roles have included Collections Manager of the Society of Antiquaries of London (2008-2013) with responsibility for the art collections at Burlington House and Kelmscott Manor, Assistant Curator of Watts Gallery in Surrey (2003-2008), and Honorary Curator of Aldourie Castle (2009-2011).
Her thesis entitled ‘Multiple histories of Kelmscott Manor (1871-1938)' is looking at William Morris's country house, Kelmscott Manor, as an influential meeting place for Victorian artists, including major cultural figures such as Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Ford Madox Brown.
Her art historical research has been published by the City of London Corporation, Tate Publishing, The British Art Journal, Yale University Press and both the Victorian and Watts magazines.