The global award in photography and sustainability

Jean Wainwright

Art Historian and Critic, University College of the Creative Arts (Rochester)

Dr Jean Wainwright is an Art Historian and critic. Her areas of expertise are contemporary arts and photography. She has published extensively in this field as well as appearing on television and radio programmes (including the Today Programme, Channel Four, BBC and Open University) with specific reference to Warhol. Her practice as an art critic most prominently features interviews with international artists, photographers, filmmakers and curators. In this capacity she has published numerous ‘conversations’ for Audio Arts Magazine (published on CD) and acquired in 2006 by The Tate Gallery London. Many of her interviews are included in the book Speaking of Art (Phaidon). She is the interviewer for The Art Newspaper TV and she also co-coordinates the Hasselblad centre at University College for the Creative Arts where she is a senior lecturer in critical studies and is currently completing a book on Art and Fame.

Jean Wainwright