My art is not escapism. It doesn't deal with the ideas of reality.

Nadine Natalie Hall was born in Kingston, Jamaica. She currently holds an MFA in Sculpture from the University of Miami, Florida, and BFA with honors in Textiles and Fiber Arts, from the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, in Kingston. She is an artist in residence alumna with Diaspora Vibes Cultural Arts Incubator (DVCAI) and Fountainhead Residency. She is one of seven recipients of the DVCAI Artists’ Catalyst Award for 2021-2022. In 2019, Hall was awarded a Graduate Fellowship from the Cleveland Museum of Art.

 

While in the MFA program in 2021, Hall presented her first international solo exhibition for the University of Miami Butler Center for Service and Leadership - Social Justice Week. She also participated in group exhibitions for Art Basel Miami in 2019 and 2021, at the University of Miami Wynwood Gallery; the National Gallery of Jamaica, in 2019, and The Institute of Gender and Development Studies, University of the West Indies, Mona, in 2018. In 2020, she was awarded the Summer MFA Fellowship Award from the University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences, Coral Gables, FL. Hall has been invited to participate in the 2022 Kingston Biennial, which runs from June to December 2022. Her MFA thesis exhibition showcased a novel take on an heirloom family recipe for making candies, and was presented as a multi-disciplinary and multi-sensory display. Her work is included in a number of private collections across the US.