Andrea Fatona is Associate Professor, Faculty of Art, at OCAD University, Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Canadian Black Diasporic Cultural Production.

Fatona is an independent art curator and scholar, and former director of the Graduate Program in Criticism and Curatorial Practice, and has been working for years to rectify the absence of Black visual art from “official records”— art critics’ reviews, art archives and other avenues of representation.

Dr. Fatona is the recipient of awards from Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and was the 2017/18 OCAD U-Massey Fellow. She has published scholarly articles, catalogue essays, and book chapters in a range of publications.