Faith Vardy

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Faith has worked in archaeology since 1988, initially in the field then moving into illustration.

She joined the MOLA graphics team as an illustrator in 1999 and over the years has accumulated a solid knowledge of all aspects of archaeological illustration. She is responsible for producing finds illustrations for publications including the MOLA Monograph series, MOLA ‘popular’ publications and journals and has illustrated finds from some of MOLA’s high profile sites such as Spitalfields, Bloomberg and Crossrail.

She has illustration experience in both the commercial and academic setting and has worked on sites ranging from the UK to Central Asia and the Middle East.

She is currently involved seasonally with a training programme in south Iraq, set up in response to the destruction of Iraq’s cultural heritage and run by the British Museum and Iraq State Board of Antiquities, where she is responsible for training Iraqi heritage professionals in archaeological illustration.


MOLA Senior Illustrator Faith Vardy

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Our team of Specialists comprises internationally acclaimed experts in a range of topics, from osteoarchaeology, environmental archaeology and archaeological conservation to period- and type-specific finds specialisms. They not only ensure all the material we excavate is expertly analysed and published, they also undertake pioneering research.

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