Spring 2021 Graduate Spotlight: Lindsay Wells, Ph.D. Art History

“The past six years have been incredible since I first arrived in Madison. My time in the Department of Art History has been so meaningful, and I am extremely grateful to everyone I had the privilege of meeting and working with. During those first few years, I completed most of my coursework with Preeti Chopra, Anna Andrzejewski, and my advisor, Nancy Rose Marshall, who all ended up serving on my doctoral committee. Their support and encouragement made all the difference in my academic growth and the development of my dissertation. Words cannot express my gratitude to them for believing in my project.” Lindsay also thanks the institutions that supported her, including: UW-Madison’s Institute for Research in the Humanities, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Oak Spring Garden Foundation, the Winterthur Museum, the Armstrong Browning Library, and the Delaware Art Museum. This October, Lindsay begins an Ahmanson-Getty Postdoctoral Fellowship at UCLA’s Clark Memorial Library, conducting research for her first book, “The Horticultural Politics of British Painting, 1848-1910” and contributing to the research initiative “Victorian Apocalypse: The Siècle at its Fin.” She adds, “It has been a tremendous honor to be a part of the Department of Art History.” Congratulations Lindsay!!! 🥳🎓🎉