Kat Chavez

Public Programs Assistant

Kat Chávez (she/they) is a queer Xicana and multidisciplinary artist, educator, and curator. Raised on Tongva and Chumash land (known widely as Los Angeles, California), Kat often works as a printmaker and textile artist, occasionally combining mediums to create installations. Kat’s teaching practice began at Self Help Graphics and Art, where she spent a summer supporting teaching artists during their summer youth arts program. Since then, she has worked as at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA), the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Brooklyn Museum, supporting curators and teaching visitors of all ages (working predominantly with teen audiences). Kat also co-curates the ongoing performance and visual arts series Se Aculilló? with Benjamin Lundberg Torres Sánchez. Kat’s work has been exhibited at the Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA; the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA; New Women Space, Brooklyn, NY; AS220’s Resident Gallery, Providence, RI; the List Art Center, Providence, RI; and the David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI.