Natalie King | Mover and Shaker in the Arts | The Art Hunter | Ep 25 | NOW LIVE

In this episode of The Art Hunter, David Hunt talks to International Curator and Writer Natalie King who has worked around the world and is dedicated to helping artists.

Natalie King is a visionary and eminent Australian arts leader, cultural producer and curator with more than two decades of outstanding experience in international and Australian contemporary art and visual culture. 

Natalie has more than two decades of experience and her cultural footprint has seen her develop a depth of expertise and networks in contemporary art, realising programs across Australia, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Working across multiple domains, her skilled leadership spans the lifecycle of artistic production and management from new commissions, exhibitions, artistic partnerships, stakeholder relations, fundraising and programming.

Currently, she is an Enterprise Professor, Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne and was nominated as 2018 AFR 100 Women of Influence. She curated the first solo exhibition by an Aboriginal artist at the 57th Venice Biennale 2017 with Tracey Moffatt. She is the curator of the first Pasifika, transgender and indigenous artist, Yuki Kihara for Aotearoa New Zealand at the 59th Venice Biennale 2022. In the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours, King was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for “service to the contemporary visual arts”.

In 2018, she was nominated for AFR 100 Women of Influence.


In The Art Hunter, David Hunt explores the artist with an in-depth look into their background; where they came from, the type and work they do, their latest work and where they see the future. 


Host: David Hunt 

Producers: David Hunt and Simon Barnett (

Director: Tim Barnett 

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About The Author

David Hunt

David Hunt is The Art Hunter and is dedicated to interviews with artists of various disciplines - from visual arts to theatre; from writers to actors; from gallery curators to dancers. His aim is to showcase all aspects of the arts, with up close and personal in-depth conversations. David Hunt’s love for the arts and his friendship with so many artists as a presenter/producer of a weekly arts program on JOY 94.9 - Sunday Arts Magazine, which has been running for over six years. David is always on the “Hunt” for new & emerging artists. He is very grateful that he has been given this opportunity to support the arts. David’s background over the past 30 years, was with international & local record companies, in senior management roles - publicity, promotions, marketing. With EMI, Virgin, BMG & MDS (an offshoot of Mushroom), plus his own PR/Marketing company. Looking after some of the biggest international & local names in the industry.

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