Polish born artist and art historian. Educated at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (BA in Fine Art) and Courtauld Institute of Art, London (MA in Art History, Distinction) she is now herself a passionate educator whose teaching is informed by her own understanding of the artist’s craft. She has acquired wide experience of teaching through her engagement with numerous and varied adult education groups and through her work at the Tate Gallery, National Portrait Gallery and the National Gallery. She is the author of the forthcoming book “Great Themes in Art”. Lydia’s approach to teaching is clear, jargon-free, well informed and entertaining.