Dr Jo Meacock is Curator of British Art at Glasgow Museums, where she has responsibility for painting, sculpture, prints and drawings pre-1960. Her specialism lies in nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century British art, with a particular interest in women artists, Scottish art movements, Aestheticism and religious iconography. She is passionate about art for the many, not the few, and the role of museums in enriching communities and promoting access and inclusion. Formerly the Scottish Regional Research Manager for Art UK when it was known as the Public Catalogue Foundation, Jo has also worked as Data Editing Manager for the National Inventory Research Project, Research Associate for James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings: A Catalogue Raisonné and Editor for Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851–1951. She is a Trustee of the Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust. Her recent publications include Painting for My Life: The Holocaust Artworks of Marianne Grant (co-authored 2021) and Introducing Joseph Crawhall (2022).

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