Margaret Hancock Davis SASenior Curator, JamFactory
Margaret Hancock Davis is Senior Curator at JamFactory. This role is the lead programming and coordination role for the JamFactory exhibition and publishing program – JamFactory exhibitions program included two galleries space in Adelaide, a gallery space in the Barossa and a national touring program. Her curatorial projects include: From the earth: Contemporary Indigenous ceramics (2008), and Prototyping: Making ideas (2011), the international exhibition Southern Stars: Northern Lights (2009) for Blue Coat Liverpool, UK, as well as the touring exhibitions Stephen Bowers: Beyond Bravura (2013 -15 ), Gerry Wedd : Kitschen Man (2016 – 2019) and the Visions of Australia-funded exhibitions Designing Craft/Crafting Design: 40 years of JamFactory (2013-16), GLASS art design architecture ( 2015- 2018) and STEEL art design architecture (2017- 2020). She is co- editor JamFactory publication Marmalade and edits the new annual publication Jam.
Prior to her role as Senior curator at JamFactory, she was Project Coordinator of the International Craft Initiative, which presented Australian craft and design at key international events including SOFA (Chicago), Collect (London) and Talente (Munich). In addition to her curatorial practice, Margaret has written texts for a number of exhibition catalogues and magazines. Her qualifications include a Graduate Diploma of Art History, Graduate Diploma of Art Administration and a Bachelor of Visual Arts and Applied Design.