Alice Strickland (National Trust) 

Alice Strickland is currently Curator in the London and South East region of the National Trust. She was formerly Curator at Imperial College Healthcare Charity. Imperial College Healthcare Charity has a strong collection of twentieth-century and contemporary British art including three murals by Bridget Riley, works by Anna Zinkesien and Helen Chadwick to name a few. Strickland’s doctorate looked at British women war artists of the Second World War. She recently received a Paul Mellon research grant to carry out research for a publication on women war artists of the First World War. Her publications include: "Opening doors: the entry of women artists into art schools in the closing decades of the nineteenth century and opening decades of the twentieth century", Learning from the Masters, Matthew Potter (ed.), Ashgate (2013) and "Ethel Gabain, Evelyn Gibbs and Evelyn Dunbar: Three approaches to professional art practice in interwar Britain", Women’s Contribution to Visual Culture Between the Wars 1918-1939, Karen Brown (ed.), Ashgate (2008).

Keywords: Twentieth century; 1871-1945; art education; Slade; war art. 

Email: Alice.Strickland@nationaltrust.org.uk

Alice Strickland

Publications:

2016 'Still Invisible’ conversation piece, British Art

     Studies (the joint publication of the Paul Mellon Centre

     for Studies in British Art (PMC), London, and the Yale

     Center for British Art (YCBA), New Haven), Issue 2

     Spring. http://www.britishartstudies.ac.uk/issues/issue-

     index/issue-2/still-invisible

​2013 "Opening doors: the entry of women artists into art

     schools in the closing decades of the nineteenth century

     and opening decades of the twentieth century”, Learning

     from the Masters, Matthew Potter (ed.), Ashgate.

​2008 “Ethel Gabain, Evelyn Gibbs and Evelyn Dunbar: Three

     approaches to professional art practice in interwar

     Britain”, Women’s Contribution to Visual Culture

     Between the Wars 1918-1939, Karen Brown (ed.),   

     Ashgate.  

​2015-2016 Paul Mellon Research Grant to conduct research on

     women war artists of the First World War.