Katie Faulkner recently received her PhD from the Courtauld Institute of Art where she also works as a visiting lecturer and as academic co-ordinator for widening participation. Her thesis focused on the work of five British sculptors associated with the New Sculpture movement and their interest in fashion, dress and drapery. As well as giving public talks at the Courtauld Gallery, she is an associate lecturer at Arcadia University’s London Center and the University of Warwick.
- Sculpture in the City: Modern Sculpture in London (BA1)
- Body Politics: Class, Gender and Race in the Victorian Metropolis (BA3)
- Art History in the Classroom and Art History Summer University
- Nineteenth and twentieth-century British Sculpture
- Dress, drapery and classicism in the nineteenth century
- The politics of art and crafts in Britain c. 1870-1910
- Representations of masculinity and femininity in sculpture
- Pre-Raphaelitism and Aestheticism
- ‘Grace Made Manifest: Hamo Thornycroft’s Artemis and the Healthy and Artistic Dress Union,’ The Sculpture Journal (in press, Spring 2015)
- ‘Aesthetic Metamorphosis: G.F.Watts’ Clytie (1867-78),’ immediations, 3 (2014).
- ‘A Good Soldier: Gilbert Bayes and the Equestrian Statuette,’ Nineteenth-Century Contexts 36 (2014): 7-21.
- ‘A Collection of Images and Echoes: Vanessa Ryan’s Thinking without Thinking,’ Journal of Victorian Culture 18 (2013): 298-300
- ‘Dickens and the Sentimental Tradition.’ The History of Emotions Blog
- AHRC Doctoral Grant, 2009-2012
Other professional activity
- History of Art Section editor, Open Library of Humanities
- Editorial committee member, Ten O’Clock, James McNeill Whistler and his Art World
- Member of Association of Art Hisorians and session convenor for the annual AAH conference 2015 with Dr. Ayla Lepine (University of Nottingham): Materialising Modern Identities