Jeffrey Horsley

Curator

Originally trained in theatre design, Jeffrey Horsley is an award-winning exhibition maker. As Head of Exhibitions at Manchester Art Gallery and Manchester University Museum, Horsley created exhibitions primarily of work by contemporary artists and designers. In 2012, Horsley completed a practice-based PhD at London College of Fashion examining innovative presentation techniques in fashion exhibitions and, since then, has focused his practice and academic work on fashion exhibitions.

Recently, Horsley created a series of experimental fashion exhibitions for a private archive based in London which included RED: Comme des Garçons, Yohji Yamamoto: SHOWSPACE and The Circle – Arcane Glamour. Horsley is currently Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Fashion Curation, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London.

Other exhibitions and projects include co-curating the exhibition Present Imperfect, Fashion Space Gallery, May 2017; and a collaboration with curators Amy de la Haye and Martin Pel on an exhibition examining the life and work of the artist Gluck called Gluck: Art and Identity, at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, November 2017.

Originally trained in theatre design, Jeffrey Horsley is an award-winning exhibition maker. As Head of Exhibitions at Manchester Art Gallery and Manchester University Museum, Horsley created exhibitions primarily of work by contemporary artists and designers. In 2012, Horsley completed a practice-based PhD at London College of Fashion examining innovative presentation techniques in fashion exhibitions and, since then, has focused his practice and academic work on fashion exhibitions.

Recently, Horsley created a series of experimental fashion exhibitions for a private archive based in London which included RED: Comme des Garçons, Yohji Yamamoto: SHOWSPACE and The Circle – Arcane Glamour. Horsley is currently Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Fashion Curation, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London.

Other exhibitions and projects include co-curating the exhibition Present Imperfect, Fashion Space Gallery, May 2017; and a collaboration with curators Amy de la Haye and Martin Pel on an exhibition examining the life and work of the artist Gluck called Gluck: Art and Identity, at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, November 2017.