Who we are
Founder and Editor in Chief
Amelia (she/they) is a writer, editor, and critic with an MFA in Art Criticism & Writing from School of Visual Arts in New York, NY, and a BFA in Photography from California College of the Arts in Oakland, CA. Her writing has been published in BOMB Magazine, Artforum, Art in America, Hyperallergic, Aperture, New Archives, among others. Read recently published work on her website.
Originally from the Bay, Amelia now lives in Portland, OR, on the unceded territories of the Clackamas and Cowlitz nations.
Consulting Product Manager
Jaime (he/him) is a Product Manager and Photographer. He has been delivering web-based software for over a decade, while also shooting portraits, music festivals, and DIY music shows.
His photos have been published by Dazed & Confused, Maximum Rocknroll, Artforum, Metal Sucks, Miami New Times, No Thoughts Magazine, Self Titled Mag, VICE, and others. See more of Jaime’s photography on his website.
Based in Portland, OR.
Variable West is an independent online magazine about art on the West Coast.
Each week, our regional CLIFF NOTES columnists pick the most exciting events and exhibitions on the West Coast. We send them straight to your inbox.