Swedish-born Anneli Bojstad has lived and worked in Spain for the past 31 years, developing and managing cultural projects in various fields, curating art exhibitions, and publishing books on gardens, architecture and Spanish landscapes. Anneli gained her BA in Art History at Stockholm University and a MA in Hispanic Studies at Complutense University, Madrid. She is fluent in both Spanish and English.
She is the author of Great Gardens of Spain (2011), Jardines Mágicos de España (2011) and La Gran Aventura de los Indianos (2008) and has contributed articles to major publications including Architectural Digest, Vogue, Elle Deco, Telva and Casa & Campo. In 2002, she curated the exhibition ‘Jardines del Alma’ in Madrid’s Real Jardín Botánico (Royal Botanical Garden). Anneli also worked for over 10 years as Administration and Communications Manager for the landscape architecture practice, Estudio Eduardo Mencos (www.eduardomencos.com).
Anneli has assisted ASA in planning and hosting sections of our garden and cultural tours of Spain since 2008. Since 2017 she has been co-leader on ASA’s tour ‘Gardens in Spanish Culture’, sharing her passion for Spanish history, culture and gardens, and since 2018 has led the ‘Art and Culture in Spain’ tour.
- Gardens in Spanish Culture (2017, 2019)
- Art and Culture in Spain (2018-2019