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Louise Stewart

Louise is Curator, Sixteenth-century to Contemporary Collections at the National Portrait Gallery.  She is the curator of the Gallery’s flagship international touring exhibition, Tudors to Windsors: Royal Portraits from the National Portrait Gallery and will play a key role in Inspiring People, a major £35.5m capital project and programme development

She is the recipient of an Art Fund New Collecting award to acquire popular, global and ephemeral portraits.

Louise studied Art History at Edinburgh and Oxford before completing a PhD at the University of Nottingham.

She has previously worked at the National Centre for Craft and Design, Nottingham Contemporary and for Ordinary Culture.