Hetti Perkins is a member of the Eastern Arrernte and Kalkadoon Aboriginal communities. She is the Senior Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. She has curated major survey exhibitions of Indigenous art, including Australia's representation at the Venice Biennale in 1997, and most recently the Australian Indigenous Art Commission at the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris. She edited One Sun One Moon: Aboriginal Art in Australia. Hetti is the eldest daughter of Charlie Perkins, the esteemed Indigenous activist.