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katie lawson

is a curator and writer based in Toronto. She has  curated exhibitions at Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery (2024); Images Festival (2023); Toronto Biennial of Art (2022 + 2019); MacLaren Art Centre (2021); the Art Museum at the University of Toronto (2018); the Art Gallery of Ontario (2018); Y+ Contemporary (2017), and RYMD Reykjavik (2017). Lawson was awarded the Hnatyshyn Foundation Fogo Island Arts Young Curator Residency in 2023.


Katie is a graduate of the Master of Visual Studies Curatorial program at the University of Toronto, where she previously completed her Master of Arts in Art History. She is currently working towards a PhD in Art and Visual Culture at Western University, with an interest in contemporary art and climate change. 


She contributes to a range of print and online publications. She was the Editorial Lead for the Toronto Biennial's double catalogue Water, Kinship, Belief (2022) and was the Art Editor for the Hart House Review (2016-2019). 

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