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Allese Thomson

Here Be Dragons
Head of Fine Art Experiential

Allese Thomson Heads the Fine Art Experiential division at Here Be Dragons. She was formerly the creative director of United Talent Agency’s fine art division. Thomson came to UTA in 2015 from Artforum International magazine, where she was an editor for five years, overseeing reviews and writing criticism, profiles, and reportage on fairs and biennials internationally. From 2006 to 2010, she worked with Internet startups in Silicon Valley in business development and social media.  

Thomson is a contributor to Artforum and editor-at-large of Out of Order, a biannual art and culture magazine. She has a bachelors in art history from UC Berkeley and a masters from New York University.