Olivia Nitis (b.22.10.1979, Bucharest, Romania) is a curator, art historian and art critic.
She is a PhD student in art history at the Faculty of Art and Design of the University of West in Timisoara, with a thesis on Marginal Histories of Feminist Art, The Western Inheritance in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe: Influences and Differences.
Member of The International Association of Art Critics (AICA) since 2009 and regional coordinator for The Feminist Art Project (Rutgers University, New Jersey) since 2008. She is currently a research assistant at the Institute of Art History “G.Oprescu” of the Romanian Academy and Vice-President of Experimental Project Association, the organizer of IEEB (International Experimental Engraving Biennial).
She curated and organized the first major international contemporary feminist art project in Romania, Perspective 2008. She has many contributions with texts on feminist art and contemporary art in important local and international publications, catalogs and collective volumes. Her paper on Material Histories. Feminism and Feminist Art in Post-Revolutionary Romania was first published in volume in 2009 in the international feminist art journal n.paradoxa and reprinted in Gender Check: A Reader Art and Theory in Eastern Europe, Edited by Bojana Pejić, ERSTE Foundation, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, 2010.