Magnus Quaife is Professor of Artists Pedagogy at the Academy of Fine Art Helsinki. He is an artist, educator, and researcher. Quaife is a founding director of the organisation Teaching Painting, and on the steering committee of the International Network of Foundation Educators (INFE). He worked at Manchester School of Art for over 15 years and fulfilled roles including the departmental International Lead, Employability Lead, and the programme leader for Fine Art. He has been visiting lecturer/professor at institutions including the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art, and the Academy of Fine Art Munich.