Assistant Director, Collections and Exhibitions, National Gallery

Natasha Bullock is an award-winning arts leader, curator and art historian with over 25 years’ experience working in arts and culture. Natasha joined the National Gallery of Australia in 2019 as Assistant Director, Curatorial and Programs, and is presently Assistant Director, Collections and Exhibitions. She previously held positions as Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia (2014—19) and Curator, Contemporary Art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2001—14).


Natasha is widely published and has won numerous national and international accolades including awards and commendations from The Art Association of Australia and New Zealand, Museums and Galleries National Awards, American Institute of Graphics Arts and Museums Australasia Multimedia & Publication Design Awards. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and Master of Arts – both with high distinction.

Natasha was instrumental in the development and implementation of the National Gallery’s gender equity initiative, Know My Name, a national program of exhibitions, commissions, education programs, partnerships and creative collaborations that celebrate the diversity and creativity of Australian women artists. She led the conception and co-design of the Gallery’s sector leading Gender Equity Action Plan, which aims to embed gender equity throughout the National Gallery from collection development and the artistic program through to everyday operational activities and, aspiringly, across arts and culture nationally.