Laura O'Leary is a curator and writer based in Birmingham.
 Recent projects include Turner Prize 2021, Herbert Art Gallery and Museum - Assistant Curator (2021); FORMAT International Photography Festival - Curator (2021); 'How We Make Meaning': Memo Akten, Mimi Ọnụọha and Tom Kemp, QUAD, Derby - Curator (2020).
Laura has written numerous articles for This Is Tomorrow and MAP Magazine. She studied BA (Hons) Criticism, Communication and Curation: Art & Design at Central Saint Martins, London (2010-13) and MLitt Curatorial Practice (Contemporary Art) at Glasgow School of Art (2016-17). Currently, she works at the Photoworks as Community Curator. Previously she has worked at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum; QUAD, Derby; IKON, Birmingham; Artangel, London and Glasgow International. 
Laura has mentored artists for QUAD, FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derby, Peak, Cymru and Rosetta Arts, London.