MA Studentship with the Worshipful Company of Arts Scholars (2019-20)
Arts Scholars MA Award
Awarded to: Sophie Newton
The Department of History of Art in partnership with the Worshipful Company of Arts Scholars
See the Department website for details of the scholarship.
Sophie's MA dissertation, 'This Hill, a Lovely Spot: the Undying Landscape of St Albans', focused on visual culture at St. Albans Cathedral, particularly in relation to the cult of the saint and depictions of the natural world. In February 2021, Sophie was awarded the Richard III Society Dissertation Prize, given for the best University of York MA dissertation on a 15th-century topic.
Main image: Detail of carving at St Alban's Cathedral. Photo ©Sophie Newton