Chat Travieso is an independent artist, designer, and educator, as well as co-founder/collaborator of Yeju & Chat. He creates community-engaged, architectural, and research-based art and design projects. His work has been commissioned by and organized in collaboration with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Lower East Side Waterfront Alliance, The Architectural League of New York, Hester Street, Design Trust for Public Space, the NYC Department of Transportation, the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation, the Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation, the Elsewhere Museum, and the Cambridge Arts Council. His artist residencies include LMCC Process Space and Smack Mellon Studio Program.
He previously worked for WXY Architecture + Urban Design and has taught as a teaching artist with Center for Urban Pedagogy, Hester Street, and Center for Architecture. Travieso received a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art and an M.Arch from the Yale School of Architecture. He currently teaches at Queens College, CUNY and Parsons School of Design.