Grace Aneiza Ali is a Curator and Assistant Professor in the Department of Art and affiliated faculty in the Museum and Cultural Heritage Studies Program, Department of Art History at Florida State University. Her curatorial, research, and teaching practices centre on curatorial activism, art and migration, and art of the Caribbean Diaspora, including British Caribbean art. She serves as Curator-at-Large for the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute in New York.
She is a Fulbright Scholar and a Ronald E. McNair Scholar and the recipient of the following fellowships and grants: NYU Provost and Henry M. MacCracken Fellowships, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Curatorial Fellowship, and Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Grant.
Her book Liminal Spaces: Migration and Women of the Guyanese Diaspora explores the art and migration narratives of women of Guyanese heritage. Her essays on contemporary art have been published in Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas, Wasafiri, Transition Magazine (Harvard University), Small Axe, and Nueva Luz Photographic Journal.
She earned a M.A. in Africana Studies from New York University and a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Maryland, College Park, where she graduated magna cum laude.