Ingrid Swenson MBE is a curator and writer. From 1998 to 2021 she was the director of acclaimed arts organisation, PEER. Previous to this she worked at other London-based arts organisations including the ICA, Serpentine, Whitechapel and The Contemporary Art Society.
She has commissioned and presented the work over 150 UK-based and international artists over her long career, including Martin Creed, Raymond Pettibon, Mike Nelson, Siobhan Hapaska, Fiona Banner and more recently Jadé Fadojutimi, Samson Kambalu and Lubna Chowdhary. She is passionate about communicating visual art's ability to connect people and ideas across cultures, generations, and geographies.
Her celebrated book about art for young audiences, Masterpieces in Pieces, A Young Person's Guide to Taking Great Art Apart, was published summer 2022.