Jacquelyn Davis is an American-Swedish art critic, independent curator, creative writer and editor based in Stockholm but working internationally (current focus: Scandinavia and the Baltics). Her higher education consists of a BA from Oberlin College in Politics/Cinema Studies, an MFA in Critical Studies/Writing from The California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), an MA in Curatorial Practice/Critical Writing from Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, post-graduate studies in art & architecture at The Royal Institute of Art (KKH) and the educational program at Rupert in Vilnius, Lithuania. Some of her interests: cross-cultural tactics, site-specific curating, interdisciplinary studies, psychology, law & society, political theory, immigrant rights, visual studies, contemporary art, cinema studies, jewelry design, avant-garde literature, music/sound and technology. Functional versus ineffective collaboration techniques are a concern of hers.

Previous projects include curated exhibitions, events, workshops and texts for organizations, institutions and spaces such as Tensta Konsthall, REDCAT, Gallery Kleerup, Konsthall C, Tomma Rum, Moderna Museet, Husby Konsthall, Mobile Art Production, Riksutställningar, Minibar Artist Space, Belenius/Nordenhake, Platina Gallery, Nordin Gallery, Gallery Niklas Belenius, Royal Institute of Art (KKH), Migrating Art Academies, kim?, Contemporary Art Centre (CAC) and Rupert in Vilnius.

Current projects include founding and orchestrating the curatorial experiment and publishing project valeveil, design and execution of the forthcoming online platform The Lottery and related events in association with Rupert, Contemporary Art Centre (CAC) and invited critics/curators, design and launching of the emerging platform Non Finito as well as curatorial collaboration with the National Gallery of Art (NDG) in Vilnius regarding their public projects. Davis is chief editor and publisher of the current and forthcoming publications: Pasipha√ę (valeveil press) and What Are You Working On? (i.e. WAYWO) (valeveil press). New curations and projects will manifest themselves in 2017.

Davis's critical writing has appeared in arts & culture publications such as Artforum, Frieze, Afterimage, Art Agenda, Art Review, Artslant, Artsy, Arterritory, artUS, Kunstkritikk and Kunstforum—among others. Her creative writing has frequented journals and DIY publishing projects such as Fence Magazine, Drunken Boat, eohippus labs and [out of nothing]. She is a member of the Swedish Art Critics Association (AICA), PEN International, Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP), Green Press Initiative (GPI) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).