Teresa Gleadowe

22 Apr 2021

Teresa Gleadowe is a curator, writer, editor, and educator based in Cornwall, UK. In 1992, she founded the MA in Curating Contemporary Art at the Royal College of Art, London, and directed the program until 2006. She has been a research consultant and series editor for the Exhibition Histories series published by Afterall. Gleadowe has developed a number of projects exploring ideas of place, including the Falmouth Convention at University College Falmouth in 2010; the Penzance Convention at Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange, UK, in 2012; and the ongoing series of Cornwall Workshops at Kestle Barton on the Lizard Peninsula, UK. In 2012, she founded CAST (Cornubian Arts and Science Trust), based in Helston, England, where she is the director of Groundwork, a program of exhibitions, field trips, workshops, and talks in a range of venues, developed in partnership with Tate St Ives, Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange, and Kestle Barton.

Gleadowe's conversation with Seth Siegelaub about his shows at Bradford and Wyndham Colleges (1968); The Xerox Book (1968); and the January, March and July, August, September shows (1969) is included in Site Read: Seven Curators on Their Landmark Exhibitions, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage's anthology of essays from exhibition makers who illuminate the site-based innovations in now-iconic exhibitions they organized.