Francesca Whitham graduated from the University of Leeds with a BA Hons in History of Art in 2013. Francesca went on to study a two-year Master’s degree in the History and Business of Art and Collecting at the University of Warwick.
Francesca took on a full-time position as Junior Picture Specialist at Dreweatts in 2016 after completing her MA thesis which focused on British art collector Thomas Geoffrey Blackwell and his collection of works by Philip Wilson Steer. In her present role Francesca also undertakes research on private collections, and she recently acted as the co-ordinator for Dancing with Colour: Selected Works by Berenice Sydney (1944-1983) held at Saatchi Gallery, London.
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