Lisa Anderson is an avid contemporary arts enthusiast and advisor with expert knowledge on art from the African Diaspora in the UK and beyond. In 2015 she launched Black British Art as an online curatorial platform to showcase the variety and depth of this phenomenal corner of the art market.
In 2016 she was selected as one of 10 curators for ICF’s Beyond the Frame programme. She has since curated private exhibitions for Latham and Watkins featuring artists who have gone on to be selected as Bloomberg New Contemporary artists and featured in major international art collections. She has represented artists at Basel as a Trustee for Addis Fine Art, visited international biennales during the grand tour, presented papers at a number of academic conferences and written articles for a variety of arts platforms.
Lisa developed her passion for arts whilst carving out a successful career in corporate fundraising and international business development. With a first class degree in International Relations and Masters in Human Rights, she has worked with treasured cultural institutions like the Natural History Museum as well as pioneering international practices like NLE. She also has a background in dance performance and serves on the advisory board for Uchenna Dance Company. This unique blend of creative passion, knowledge and business expertise has made her an incredibly well connected and sought-after culture and arts insider.