Nadine Lee is from the Larrakia, Wardaman and Karajarri peoples of NT and WA with Asian and European ancestry. Born and raised in Darwin from a large artistic and cultural family she has been a practicing artist since graduating with a Bachelor of Creative Arts and Industries (Visual Arts) from Charles Darwin University in 2015. She is a multi-disciplinary artist who has shown in local and National exhibitions.
Nadine is a 2016 alumni of the exclusive inaugural Encounters Indigenous Cultural Workers Scholarship with the National Museum of Australia supported by The Princes Trust Charities Australia and a 2018 alumni from the National Gallery of Australia, Wesfarmers Indigenous Arts Leadership Program. Nadine was involved as an Associate Researcher for the Fowler Museum at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for the Aboriginal Screen-Printing Textiles from Australian ‘s Top End Exhibition. She is a Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Cultural workers alumni and long-term volunteer, resulting in a 6mths traineeship at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory working as a Conservator on specific projects like the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA) and other major exhibitions since 2012. Nadine has been a Contractor Installer for Charles Darwin University, CDU Art Gallery on several exhibitions and was the Indigenous Travelling Exhibitions Officer at the National Gallery of Australia in early 2020. She is currently the Northern Territory Regional Arts Fund Manager for Darwin Community Arts (DCA) and causal Creative Producer at DCA. Qualified registered Laughing Yoga Leader.