College of Letters & Science

Lindsay Wells

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Lindsay Wells

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Ph.D. Candidate

Lindsay Wells is a PhD Candidate studying Victorian art under the direction of Professor Nancy Rose Marshall. Her dissertation, "Plant-Based Art: Indoor Gardening and the British Aesthetic Movement, 1860-1900," investigates how horticultural technologies informed the dynamic treatment of botanical motifs in paintings by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward Burne-Jones, John Everett Millais, and John Ruskin. Lindsay has presented her research at academic conferences around the world and is the recent recipient of grants from the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and the Ruskin Library at Lancaster University. She holds an MA in art history from the Courtauld Institute of Art.

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