Kate Chertavian

Artist & Co-Founder of Year Up

An internationally recognized art consultant, Kate Chertavian has over 25 years of experience curating independent projects and building private collections.

She built and curated David Bowie’s art collection from 1992 to 2000 and has subsequently built important collections in her fields of expertise. Her university and institutional projects include the sculpture program at Harvard Business School, a curated collection for the Barr Foundation, and a collection of important pictures for the Four Seasons/One Dalton.

Kate has worked in the auction and gallery markets for over two decades and specializes in Impressionist and Modern, Post War and Contemporary, American and Modern British art markets. She is a Trustee of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, the Co-President of the Rowland Foundation and a founder of the national non-profit Year Up.