Ashley Boulden

Edgar Shannon Fellow
Havre de Grace, Maryland
B.A. Wellesley College (2009)
M.A. University of Oxford (2011)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Art History


Ashley Boulden is a Ph.D. candidate in art and architectural history in the McIntire Department of Art at the University of Virginia. Her research explores eighteenth-century French print culture and its relationship to the decorative arts, residential interior space, and luxury objects. Prior to coming to the University of Virginia, she held curatorial research positions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Musée du Louvre in Paris. Her research has been supported by an Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (AHSS) Summer Research Fellowship and a Kapp Fellowship. Ashley was named a 2017-2018 RBS-UVA Fellow with the Rare Book School. She received her B.A. in art history and French from Wellesley College and her M.A. in the history of art and visual culture from the University of Oxford.

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