Grace Aneiza Ali

Assistant Professor/ Faculty Fellow

Grace Aneiza Ali

Grace Aneiza Ali is an Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow in the Department of Art & Public Policy, Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, and a Curator and Editor. Her courses include Special Topics: Caribbean Women and Creative Migrations; Contemporary Caribbean Art, Curatorial Practices and the Politics of Visibility; and Art, Social Change, and the Role of Journalism. She is the founder and editorial director of OF NOTE Magazine — an award-winning nonprofit arts journalism initiative reporting on the intersection of art and politics and global arts activism. Ali’s curatorial research practice and exhibitions center on contemporary art of the Caribbean and its diaspora, with a focus on her homeland Guyana. She is the founder and curator of Guyana Modern, an online platform for the contemporary arts and culture of Guyana and its diaspora. Ali is the recipient of the following awards that have generously supported her work: NYU Provost Faculty Fellowship, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Grant, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Curatorial Fellowship, Fulbright Fellowship, NYU Henry M. MacCracken Fellowship and is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper. Ali earned an M.A. in Africana Studies from New York University and a B.A. in English Literature (with a concentration in African Diaspora Literature) and a Certificate in Women’s Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park, where she graduated magna cum laude.