Nataline Colonnello is a contemporary art critic and curator based in Beijing since 2001. Born in Pordenone, Italy in 1976, she is a Chinese Language graduate with a master in Chinese contemporary art from the University of Venice.
Between 2002 and 2003, Colonnello worked as the editor and art critic at www.chinese-art.com. From 2003 to 2012 she worked as the Beijing Artistic Director of Galerie Urs Meile Beijing-Lucerne. She collaborated with international art institutions, organizations and art collections, among others the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) (Beijing), China Art Archives & Warehouse CAAW (Beijing), Dashanzi International Art Festival, (Beijing), Guangdong Museum of Art (Guangzhou), Kunstmuseum Luzern (Switzerland), Manchester Art Gallery (UK), Goetz Collection (Germany), Rubell Family Collection (USA), and the Sigg Collection (Switzerland). She participated in international panels, workshops, consulting and research programs and her articles and interviews appeared in numerous magazines worldwide, such as Contemporary, Art Asia Pacific, Flash Art International, Yishu Dangdai (Art China), as well as in exhibition catalogues and monographs. Currently Colonnello is working as the Executive Director of Ink Studio, Beijing, an experimental art space focused on Chinese contemporary ink art, and as an independent writer and curator.