Becky Hemus

Editorial Director ∙ Fair Ground

Becky Hemus portrait
The Art Paper

Becky Hemus is the Editorial Director at Fair Ground, an art magazine publishing company based in Aotearoa.

She founded The Art Paper in 2020, an art and sometimes fashion magazine that encourages a new guard of ascendant creatives through nuanced writing and iconic portrait shoots. The magazine also hosts events in their office in Tāmaki Makaurau. In 2022 she came on board as the Editorial Director at Art News Aotearoa, New Zealand's longest-serielled contemporary art magazine having published 199 issues since 1979. 
Previously, Becky worked with artists on large-scale public commissions and curatorial gallery projects for over a decade. She also co-founded May Fair Art Fair, an alternative digital art fair that showcased more than 40 independent artist and artist-run booths.