About our assistant curator
Born and raised in Grand Bahama, Natalie Willis is an artist and researcher. She holds a BFA and MFA from York St. John University, in the UK, where she also taught as a seminar tutor. While in the UK, she worked as the exhibitions coordinator for the YSJ Create 14 Festival and as a research assistant to artist and faculty member Dr. Vanessa Corby. She has presented research at the 2014 Sheffield Postgraduate Colloquium on Identity and has been a guest speaker at York University’s Black History Month seminar series. She interned at ARC Magazine and continues to exhibit her work in The Bahamas and UK.
Natalie is the NAGB’s assistant curator and is responsible for maintaining, documenting and historicising the National Collection; planning and installing exhibitions and generating media for marketing.