Jordan Amirkhani writes about contemporary art in the US Southeast, publishing in spaces that are committed to emerging artists working in the region. She focuses on art and artists that are often ignored by major art publications and excluded from more central narratives about the state of US contemporary art, with the aim to lend more visibility and context to cultural production in the South.

Jordan Amirkhani is an Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a regular contributor to and, and her writing has also appeared in Artforum, Art Practical, MOMUS, and Number, Inc. She received her PhD in the History and Philosophy of Art from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom, and has worked in the curatorial departments of The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC and The Royal Academy of Art in London, England.  She has also organized exhibitions for The Apothecary Gallery in Chattanooga, TN and The Moon Gallery at Berry College in Mount Berry, Georgia.