Richard Hill is a curator, critic and art historian of Cree heritage. He holds a PhD from Middlesex University, London; a BA from York University, Toronto; and an AOCA Diploma from the Ontario College of Art, Toronto. Dr. Hill's areas of interest and expertise include historical and contemporary art created by Indigenous North American artists. While Curator at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Hill oversaw the museum's first substantial effort to include North American Aboriginal art and ideas in permanent collection galleries. He curated Kazuo Nakamura: A Human Measure (2004), Art Gallery of Ontario; and co-curated, with Jimmie Durham, The American West (2005), at Compton Verney, Warwickshire. Hill's essays on art have appeared in numerous books, exhibition catalogues and periodicals. He has a long association with FUSE magazine, where he has been a contributing editor as well as a member of the board and editorial committee.