Aleid Farnum-Ford is a linguist and art historian. After graduating in Modern & Medieval Languages and History of Art at Cambridge University she studied for a Masters at the Courtauld Institute and is currently working on a PhD. She worked in the auction world, commercial galleries, as an arts writer and guide in the UK, Europe and the USA and has taught Art History in schools for more than ten years. In Washington, DC she devised and delivered an extensive series of Art History courses to middle and high school history students. She currently teaches A level Art History.