Inside the Archive of the Royal Academy of Arts with Mark Pomeroy

01 February 2022


Mark Pomeroy has been Archivist of the Royal Academy since 1998.  He completed post-graduate training in Archive Administration at Aberystwyth University in 1996 and was then appointed the first ever records manager to the UK Parliament.  Since joining the Royal Academy Mark has extended records management to every corner of the RA, overseen the conservation of the RA’s archives, developed an innovative on-line catalogue to serve the needs of a global research community, and provided a home for the archives under his care with the completion of a bespoke repository.  Mark has written extensively on subjects bearing on the history of the Royal Academy, making contributions to the History of the Royal Academy (PMC/Yale) and the Paul Mellon Centre’s Summer Exhibition Chronicle.  The Letters of James Northcote (co-edited with Jonny Yarker) appear in the current volume of the Journal of the Walpole Society.  Mark sits of the Archives & Heritage Committee of BAFTA and is a regular lecturer for The Archives Skills Consultancy.