Lauren O’Neill-Butler is a New York–based writer, editor, educator, and a cofounder of November magazine. Her criticism and non-fiction essays have appeared in publications ranging from Art Journal to The New York Times in addition to many artist monographs. From 2008 to 2019 she was a senior editor at Artforum. She has written numerous features, columns, and exhibition reviews since 2005 and has published over 150 interviews with artists, filmmakers, and other luminaries. In 2020, she received a Warhol Foundation Art Writers Grant.
She holds graduate degrees in art history and philosophy, and has been a visiting critic at Cooper Union, Stony Brook University, USC, Yale University, and the University of Chicago. She is currently a part-time faculty member at the New School and has previously taught courses at Hunter College, the School of Visual Arts, and RISD.
As a freelance editor and writer she has worked with galleries, museums, and artists for over fifteen years. Please feel free to be in touch with any questions.