Veerle Poupeye is a Belgian-Jamaican art historian, curator and critic. She was educated at the Universiteit Gent and Emory University. Her publications include Caribbean Art (1998) and various book chapters and exhibition catalogue essays on Jamaican and Caribbean art and culture. She has also contributed to journals such as Small Axe, Jamaica Journal, Caribbean Quarterly, and the New West Indian Guide. She was the Executive Director of the National Gallery of Jamaica from 2009 to 2018 and had previously worked there as a Curator. She lectures at the Edna Manley College in Kingston, Jamaica, where she is based.