Joanna Meacock

Jo is Curator of British Art at Glasgow Museums where she has responsibility for painting, sculpture, prints and drawings pre-1960. Her specialism lies in 19th-century and early 20th-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 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.