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Teresa Gleadowe

Teresa Gleadowe

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Teresa Gleadowe

Chair

Teresa Gleadowe started her career in Nottingham in the seventies, as assistant to the director of the Nottingham Festival, then as co-founder of Platform, an arts magazine for the East Midlands. She has had more than thirty years experience working with contemporary art and artists, as a curator, writer, editor and arts administrator. From 1977 to 1989 she worked as an Exhibition Officer and latterly as Assistant Director of the British Council Visual Arts Department, then as Head of Information at the Tate Gallery, responsible for all aspects of its public interface, from 1989 to 1992. In 1992 she joined the Royal College of Art to lead the new MA in Curating Contemporary Art and was responsible for the development and direction of this internationally renowned programme until 2006, when she left the College to work freelance. She is currently undertaking curatorial work, writing and editing for a wide range of publicly funded arts organizations and is a Series Editor for Afterall, developing the new book series Exhibition Histories. Teresa is Chair of Nottingham Contemporary. 

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