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Joanne Laws is an art writer, editor and researcher based in County Roscommon. She is a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) and a regular contributor to international arts publications including Art Monthly.  As Editor of The Visual Artists’ News Sheet Ireland’s bi-monthly, printed publication for the visual artsJoanne commissions new writing for an Irish arts readership.

Joanne was Assistant Editor of the artist monograph, Derek Jarman: Protest! published in 2020 by IMMA and Thames & Hudson. Among other professional commitments, Joanne currently serves on the board of directors of The Dock and Leitrim Sculpture Centre and is programme extern for the Fine Art Department at Sligo Institute of Technology.

This website archives selected writing, which has previously been published in:

Afterimage Journal of Media, Arts and Cultural Criticism (U.S), Allotrope (N.I), Art Papers (U.S), Art Monthly (UK), Art Review (UK), Axis (U.K),  Cabinet (U.S),  Enclave Review (IRL), Frieze (UK), Photomonitor (U.K), Source (N.I), Variant (UK), and Visual Artists News Sheet (IRL), as well as Irish online publications such as Paper Visual Art Journal  and Billion Online Art Review Journal.

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