Katy Deepwell

Katy Deepwell is founder and editor of n.paradoxa:international feminist art journal which started online in 1996 and went into print in 1998. Since then, it has published art criticism on more than 200 women artists in over 45 countries.

Her books include: 'Women Artists between the Wars' (Manchester University Press, 2010); 'Dialogues: Women Artists from Ireland' (London: IB Tauris, 2005); 'Ten Decades: The Careers of Ten Women Artists born 1897-1906' (Exhibition Catalogue of Arts Council Touring Exhibition, Norwich Gallery, NIAD, April 1992) and four edited anthologies of essays:- (co-ed. with Mila Bredikhina) 'The Gender, Art and Theory Anthology, 1960-2000' (Moscow: Rosspen, 2005) published in Russian; 'Women Artists and Modernism' (Manchester University Press, June, 1998); 'Art Criticism and Africa' (Saffron Books 1997) and 'New Feminist Art Criticism: Critical Strategies' (Manchester University Press, 1995) also in Spanish (Universidad de Valencia, 1998).

She is also the author of many journal articles, catalogue essays and chapters in books: ‘Women War Artists in the First World War in Britain’ in Karen Brown (ed) 'Agency and Mediation amongst Women Artists between the Wars' (Ashgate Press, 2008); ‘Claims for a Feminist Politics in Painting’ in Anne Ring Petersen (et al, eds.) Contemporary Painting in Context (University of Copenhagen, 2008); ‘Feminist Role Models’ in 'It’s Time for Action (There’s No Option) About Feminism' (Migros Museum, Zurich, 2008); ‘Seven Urgent Questions for Feminism’ in Gisela Weimann (ed) Shared Time (Germany, Edition Eselweg, 2008); catalogue essay for 'Arbeit: Work/Labour' curated by Sylvia Eiblmayr (Innsbruck: Galerie im Taxispalais, June 2005, toured to Cork and Belfast, 2006); ‘Issues in Feminist Curation: Strategies and Practices’ in Janet Marstine (ed) 'An Introduction to New Museum Theory' (USA, 2005).

Sept 2004-Sept 2010, she was Head of Research Training, and ( since 2006) Reader in Contemporary Art, Theory and Criticism at University of the Arts London. In 2008-2009, she was a Leverhulme Research Fellow.