About Stella


Stella Grace Lyons is a freelance Art History lecturer and speaker represented by Andrew Lownie Literary Agency and accredited with The Arts Society (previously NADFAS). Alongside her lecturing work, Stella is currently studying for her MA in History of Art at the University of Warwick. She has just returned from three months studying Venetian art in Venice as part of this degree.

Stella Grace Lyons gained her BA in the History of Art with a 1st class in her dissertation from the University of Bristol (2007-2011). She spent a year studying Renaissance art in Italy at the British Institute of Florence and attended drawing classes at the prestigious Charles H. Cecil studios.

Stella runs her own Art History courses and she is also a regular lecturer for Saga’s Art Appreciation Holidays in both the UK and Europe. Stella also lectures for the Cardiff based adult education company, Classical Education Forum, the Worker’s Educational Association (WEA) and Penarth Pier Pavilion where she has lectured on a wide range of artistic themes and periods. She also lectures to large groups (150+) for various art societies and for the National Trust.Arts-Society-logo2

In addition to lecturing, Stella has worked at Dreweatts auction rooms in Bristol, where she assisted in the Urban Art department among others. She has also worked as a gallery manager at Adam Gallery in Bath, which sells both 20th century and contemporary art. Stella has also had experience curating small exhibitions. She has also experienced life on the other side of the canvas and regularly models for the artist Harry Holland.

If you would like Stella to create a bespoke lecture, series or day school please email her at stella_grace_lyons@hotmail.com

A sketch of Stella by the artist Harry Holland


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