Anne Barlow has been the Director of Tate St Ives since 2017, where she oversees its programme of exhibitions, displays, artist residencies, new commissions, learning and research. Prior to her current role, Anne was Director of Art in General, a non-profit contemporary art exhibition space known for its vibrant and ground-breaking projects in New York, for over a decade. Her background also includes time spent as the Curator of Education and Media Programs, at the New Museum in New York, and Curator of Contemporary Art and Design at Glasgow Museums in Scotland.
She has published and lectured widely and was Curator of the 5th Bucharest Biennale and Co-Curator of the Latvian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale. She has also acted on numerous selection panels and juries including the kim? Residency Award, Riga; Exposure 8, Beirut Art Center, Lebanon; MAC International 2018, Belfast; and the British Pavilion, 58th Venice Biennale.
Arts University Plymouth awarded an Honorary Fellowship to Anne Barlow in 2020 in recognition of her outstanding contribution to arts and culture.