Natasha Howes

Natasha Howes is Senior Curator at Manchester Art Gallery where she leads a team of curators who programme exhibitions and work with the renowned collections. She has curated numerous solo exhibitions including Neha Choksi, Waqas Khan, Risham Syed, Joana Vasconcelos, Michael Craig-Martin, Martin Parr and Xie Nanxing and group exhibitions including The First Cut: Paper at the Cutting Edge and We Face Forward: West African Art Today. Natasha is involved in purchasing contemporary art for the collection including acquisitions by Berni Searle, Waqas Khan, Deborah Roberts, Susan Hiller, Mike Nelson, Boris Nzebo, Pascale Marthine Tayou and Joana Vasconcelos. Natasha is Chair of Quarantine who make original theatre with and about the people who are on stage.