CV

Kate’s CV

Education

MA in Learning and Visitor Studies in Museums and Galleries (2015)
University of Leicester
Dissertation: Artwork Versus Traditional Loan Box: A Comparative Study of Museum Learning Resources

MA in Visual Design as Creative Practice (2009)
Lancaster University through Blackpool and the Fylde College
Dissertation: Assemblage: Artist, Community and Place

BFA in Illustration (1984)
Northern Illinois University

Exhibitions

Group 1994 – 2017
USA (Chicago, New York, Seattle, Miami), New Zealand, Singapore, Turkey, Europe (Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, France) and various venues in the UK

Two-Person 2013
West Ox Arts (Bampton, UK)

Solo 1990 – 2004
The Dukes Theatre (Lancaster, UK), Gateway Athletic Club (Seattle, USA), Fenix Underground (Seattle, USA), Newmark Building (Seattle, USA), Blue Moon Theatre (Chicago, USA)

Awards
7th and 8th Annual 3-Dimensional Art Directors and Illustrators Awards Show in New York City and Singapore (1995,1996)
Society for Art of the Imagination’s Water Exhibition in London (2004)

Books
Included in:
Lexicon der Phantastischen Künstlerinnen & Künstler Surrealisten/Phantasten/Symbolisten/Visionare by Gerhard Habarta
Portraits of the Queen by West Ox Arts Gallery

Heritage Projects and Participatory Arts 1996 – 2017
Commissioners have included:
Whitworth Art Gallery/Manchester Museum, Lancashire County Council, Lancashire County Council Museums Service, Blackpool Council, Museums Service, Grundy Art Gallery, Prescap, Salford Museum and Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool, Cannock Chase Council, Kirklees Community History, Wyre Borough Council, Green Close and Hopeful and Glorious

Artist in Residence
2016 ‘Wings and Things’ (Trafford General Hospital, Manchester, UK)
2009 ‘Blackpool’ (Blackpool, UK)
2002 ‘Beside the Seaside’ (Essex, UK)
2001 Parc du Pilat (Condrieu, France)

Collections
Hanes Corporation, Paintings in Hospitals, Lancashire County Council Museum Loan Service, Trafford General Hospital and various personal collections

Memberships
Museums Association
Engage
Society for Art of Imagination
The Poetry Society

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