Dr Elizabeth Savage

Subject History of Art
Fellow type By-Fellows
Year started 2016


Dr Elizabeth Savage is British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer in Book History and Communications, Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, and By-Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge. Her research concerns early printing techniques, especially for colour 1400-1600. She took her PhD in History of Art at Cambridge (2013), where she was later Munby Fellow in Bibliography and postdoctoral research fellow in English. In 2016-17, she holds a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award, the Wolfgang Ratjen Prize ('distinguished research in graphic arts’), and Honorable Mention at the IFPDA Book Awards for Printing Colour 1400–1700 (2015), which she edited with Ad Stijnman. She sits on the Publication Committee of the Printing Historical Society and the Grants Committee of the Association of Print Scholars. Her next book is under contract with Oxford. Her recent curation includes exhibitions at the British Museum and Cambridge University Library.