Katarina Wong is an artist and curator based in NYC and also splits time in her studio in Havana, Cuba.
Katarina's work has been shown nationally and internationally, including at the Chinese American Museum and California African Art Museum, both in LA as part of the 2017 Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative, El Museo Del Barrio, The Bronx Museum, The Fowler Museum in LA, the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden, and Fundacion Canal in Madrid, Spain, and the Coral Gables Art Museum in Miami.
Katarina has received numerous grants and awards including the Cintas Fellowship for Cuban and Cuban-American artists and a Pollock-Krasner grant, as well as residencies at Skowhegan; Ucross Foundation; Ragdale Foundation, the Kunstlerhaus in Salzberg, Austria; and the Open Art Residency in Eretria, Greece. Her work is in numerous private and public collections including the Scottsdale Museum of Art and the Frost Art Museum in Miami, FL.
Until 2014, she was also the Director of Community and Curatorial Engagement at Edelman, the largest global PR firm, where she started their corporate art collection and in-house art gallery, as well as developed and managed their community outreach programs. After Edelman, she when on to found MADE, an art consulting firm and is currently the program manager of the Arts Administration graduate program at Columbia University. Katarina is an Advisory Board member of NURTUREart, a Bushwick non-profit arts organization, and also a founding member of the +1+1 artist collective.
Katarina has an MFA from the University of Maryland at College Park, a Master of Theological Studied in Buddhism from the Harvard Divinity School, an a BA in Classics from St. John's College, Annapolis, MD.