Photo by Paul Shortt for B'more Art Magazine


Kristina Bilonick Royer is an Edinburgh-based artist and independent curator. Born and raised in Washington, DC,  Kristina worked as an artist and arts administrator in a variety of roles at arts organizations including Washington Project for the Arts, DC Arts Center and DC Arts Studios. As an artist, she has exhibited her work at Arlington Arts Center (VA), Transformer (DC), and the (e)merge art fair (DC)

In 2010, Royer founded Pleasant Plains Workshop an arts space with a focus on community engagement and supported emerging artists via exhibitions, a studio residency program, and public art projects. PPW  was supported by the D.C. Commission of the Arts & Humanities, the D.C. Office of Planning, and the Kresge Foundation. 

Since relocating to Edinburgh in 2016, Royer completed a Master's in Collections & Curating Practice at Edinburgh College of Art and now works in collections management at The Royal Scottish Academy and as a studio assistant at Edinburgh Printmakers.

In her spare time, Kristina performs with the Summerhall Singers and the Rhubaba Choir.

To learn more, you can read an interview with Kristina published in Bmore Art Magazine in 2016: click here>>