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.
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.
Sculpture, the history of contemporary art, art made by women in the twentieth century
— 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, 2016
International Mobility Scholarship
— Santander Universities Partnership, 2015
— Higher Education Academy, 2014
ILM Level 5 - Leadership and Management
— Institute of Leadership and Management, 2012
— The British School at Rome, 1999
External Activities and Consultancy
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: orcid.org/0000-0003-1781-9066