Workshop on Workshops
20 November 2015
FAR – Villa Sucota
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Teresa Gleadowe is a curator, writer, and editor with extensive experience in the UK and internationally. She worked as an Exhibition Officer and then as Assistant Director of the Visual Arts Department of the British Council before being appointed Head of Information at the Tate Gallery. In 1992, she joined the academic staff of the Royal College of Art to develop the first UK-based MA in curating, which she directed until 2006.
Teresa was Research Consultant and Series Editor for the Exhibition Histories series published by Afterall and has taught on curatorial programmes internationally. She was Chair of Nottingham Contemporary and has been a specialist adviser to the John Lyon's Charity. She is a member of the Advisory Board of Peer, a Trustee of Kneehigh Theatre, and of the Kestle Barton Trust. She is also Executive Chair of CAST, an arts organization based in Helston, Cornwall.
Teresa Gleadowe initiated The Falmouth Convention held at University College Falmouth in 2010 and The Penzance Convention held at Newlyn Art Gallery and The Exchange in 2012. She is also responsible for an ongoing series of residential Workshops at Kestle Barton on the Lizard peninsula. She worked on a proposal for a three-year programme of activity in Cornwall entitled Groundwork.