Penny Martin

Penny Martin, Editor in Chief of The Gentlewoman and formerly Editor in Chief of SHOWstudio, is a curator and writer on fashion and photography who has lectured internationally. Since studying at Glasgow and Manchester Universities and The Royal College of Art, she has worked as a curator at The National Museum of Photography, Film & Television and The Women’s Library and as a Researcher and Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Martin curated the Vogue Laid Out exhibition at The V&A in 2000 and is an interviewer for The National Sound Archive. She has also contributed to Blueprint, Beaux Arts, Numèro, Frieze, i-D, UK Vogue, Japanese Vogue magazines and The Independent and La Repubblica newspapers. Penny confesses a minor obsession with dictionaries.