Heart of an adventurer, head of an entrepreneur, souls of an artist. Story Telling is Charlie Grosso’s natural talent, for Brands, NGOs and individual clients. Leveraging first hand global insights doing work that matters. Let her be your narrator.


Some selected accolades


Charlie Grosso is as nomadic with her work as she is with her travels. Leading a double life as executive director of a roaming art gallery, and traveling nomadically at least 6 months of the year has given her special insight into what connects us as human beings.

WINGS WORLDQUEST Flag Bearer. Kalash Valley, Pakistan. 2014.

WINGS WORLDQUEST Flag Bearer. Kalash Valley, Pakistan. 2014.


Featured In:




This Serial Entrepreneur's Motivation Is Completely Rooted in One Virtue—Empathy, Jacqueline McElhone, Career Contessa, Oct 4, 2018
One entrepreneur's mission: Helping refugees find a brighter future, by Anthony Noto, New York Business Journal, Sept 21, 2018


“Does Craig Mod’s Narrative Map of the World Really Have to Close?” By Porter Anderson, Publishing Perspectives, May 16


Independence Issue, Feature, Livid Magazine, Issue 09
Turning Passion into Profit, Two Part Interview, Extra Pack of Peanuts, October 2014


Charlie Grosso - Indie Traveler Interview, BootsnAll, July 31, 2013
Traveler’s Interview - Charlie Grosso, Alan’s Journey, May 28, 2013
Adventure, The Mongol Rally, Stated Magazine, April 22, 2013
Interview with Charlie Grosso, Photographer and Spy, Creative Hype, 2013
Baang + Burne - Charlie Grosso, Emaho Magazine, April 30, 2013
The New Nomad, Travel + Escape, February,  2013
13,025 kilometers, 14 countries, 38 days! Intrepid Travel Blog, January 31, 2013
34 Things You Need to Pack for a Backpacking Adventure, The Window Seat, January 22, 2013
Every Bed She’s Ever Slept In, Untapped Cities, January 15, 2013
Across Borders of Memory and Photography, Lens blog, The New York Times, January 9, 2013


Life on Display - Gallery Director Charlie Grosso, Funk the Formula, November 2012
Charlie Grosso Breaks Down the Cost of the Mongol Rally, The Window Seat, August 2, 2012
‘Taksi şoförü deli olduğumuzu düşündü’, Milliyet, July 28, 2012
Mongol Rally, Interview with Charlie and Pamela, Orta Blue, July 2012
Meet the 2012 Only All Female Mongol Rally Team, The Window Seat, Travelocity, June 27, 2012
Meet Charlie Grosso, Code of Extraordinary Change, May 2012
Traveling with a Purpose, Meet, Plan, Go, March 28, 2012
“Artist Dinners,” Untapped Cities New York, March 27, 2012
The Brooklyn Paper, “A ‘Feast’ For the Eyes: Exhibit Showcases Best Food Photography” By Juliet Linderman, January 4, 2012
Stated Magazine, “What If There Were No More Art Galleries?” Interview with Indigo, January 2012


The Food Seen, Heritage Radio Network, Interview with Michael Harlan Turkell, December 20, 2011
Coachradio, featured interview with Justin Lukasavige, November 2011
Girlfriendology, “Girl Friends Make the Impossible Possible,” September by Sherry Ott
Curated, Feature Section in The Art Muse, September 30, 201
Ottsworld, “The Finish Line - Mongol Rally,” September by Sherry Ott 
Teknomadics, “Adventures of a Photo Nomad,” September 20, 2011, by Karl Smerecnik 
Get Addicted To, “Wok the Dog,” September 9, 2011
The New York Times, September 7, 2011, by Florence Fabricant
Lenscratch, September 7, 2011 - Featured Article by Aline Smithson
Get Addicted To, “Sinatra House,” August 4, 2011
Untapped Cities New York,  July 28, 2011 - Featured Article 
Le Soir,  March 18, 2011 - Featured Article in Culture Section 
Photopol,  March 4, 2011 - Friday Art Star
U-Skill, March 2011 - Featured Article an Italian Website about Fashion, Art and Media
Two Way Lense,  January 2011 - Interview with Michael Werner


NYMPHOTO,  March 11, 2010 - A Conversation and featuring Images from Wok the Dog


Lenscratch,  October 9, 2009 - Interview with Aline Smithson
New York Examiner, April 11, 2009 - Interview with Lorenzo Dominguez
Fuse Radio Live Podcast,  January 19, 2009 - Interview with Mike Peterson


LA Observed by Kevin Roderick - August 2008
A Summer Feast with Meat Paper and Gastronomica - July 20th, 2008 San Francisco,
Gourmet Magazine - June, 2008, Interview with Caroline Patience for Gourmet.com
KCRW Good Food with Evan Kleiman - May 24, 2008 - podcast of the interview is available online at KCRW.com/goodfood
Downtown LA Life Magazine - May 1, 2008, Front Page Story
The Fortune Cookie Chronicle Blog, Jennifer 8 Lee - April 21, 2008