Tessa Wild, FSA
DIRECTOR, THE ATTINGHAM SUMMER SCHOOL
Tessa is an independent curator and Collections Adviser, Houghton Hall, Norfolk. She is currently researching the architect and designer Philip Webb for a forthcoming book on Standen, West Sussex. From 1998 – 2016, she was a curator for the National Trust in the East of England and London and South East regions. She was awarded a Paul Mellon Mid-career Fellowship to further her research on Red House, Bexleyheath and published William Morris and his Palace of Art in 2018 (Philip Wilson). In 2019, she was Guest Curator of the exhibition, ‘The Dog – a celebration at Chatsworth’ and wrote the accompanying catalogue. She is a trustee of Emery Walker’s House and a member of the Foyle Advisory Group for British and Irish Furniture Makers Online (BIFMO).