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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Catherine George

Catherine George trained in sculpture at the Slade School of Art before undertaking a PhD in the history of sculpture, exploring the sculptural strategies of Louise Bourgeois.

Department Responsibilities

Dr George is responsible for Academic Affairs for the College of Arts, chairing the College Academic Affairs Committee and leading on matters of quality assurance. Dr George teaches research methods and critical studies to postgraduate Fine Art students,  and teaches in Fine Art. Dr George supervises Doctoral Research students in Fine Art.  Current students are researching through practice based methodologies and projects include: the Life Class re-examined through performance practice; The Collage Grid: Thinking it through; and Text Art Collisions in Contemporary Chinese and British Text Art.  We also offer an MA by Research and Dr George is supervising an MA by Research student to study, through practice, Waiting and Stillness in Fine Art Practice.

Subject Specialism

Sculpture, the history of contemporary art, art made by women in the twentieth century


  • PhD — University College London (Slade), 2005
  • MA in Fine Art — University College London (Slade), 1999
  • BA Hons in Fine Art — University of Leeds, 1995


  • Research Development Award — henry Moore Foundation,
  • International Mobility Scholarship — Santander Universities Partnership,
  • Senior Fellow — Higher Education Academy,
  • ILM Level 5 - Leadership and Management — Institute of Leadership and Management,
  • Rome Scholarship — The British School at Rome,


Peer Reviewer for TRACEY: the on-line Journal of Drawing and Visualisation Research External Examiner to MA Arts Practice, and MA Fine Art, University College Suffolk (2014-2018) Public Monuments and Sculpture Association - Member ORCID registered:

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Research Interests

  • art made by women

  • Sculpture

  • the history of contemporary art

Research Projects

  • Women Working in Sculpture in the UK, 1960 to the Present.  Towards a New Lexicon — Henry Moore Foundation in 2016
  • Rethinking the Antique — Santander Universities Partnership in 2015
  • Decorative and Protective — Leverhulme (partial completion) in 2011

Research in the Lincoln Repository