Jennifer Thatcher

Jennifer Thatcher is a critic, art historian and public programmes curator. She is course leader for the Gap programme at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London, and an advisor on the MA Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art. She holds an MA in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art and is currently completing her AHRC-funded PhD at the University of Edinburgh, researching the history of the artist interview. She publishes regularly as an art critic, including in Art Monthly, ArtReview and ARTnews magazines, and was previously Managing Editor of contemporary magazine. She curated the public programmes for the 2014 and 2017 editions of the Folkestone Triennial, and was a co-curator of the 2016 Whitstable Biennale. She was Director of Talks at the ICA, London (2003–2010). She collaborates regularly with Dr Lucia Farinati on artist interview-based research, including convening a session at the Association for Art History conference (2019); co-editing a section of the Journal of Art Historiography (December 2020); and co-editing a forthcoming volume on artist interviews. She is a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA).

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