Kate’s CV


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


Group 1994 – 2023
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 – 2018
The Dukes Theatre (Lancaster, UK), Gateway Athletic Club (Seattle, USA), Fenix Underground (Seattle, USA), Newmark Building (Seattle, USA), Blue Moon Theatre (Chicago, USA) Urban Arts Studio

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) King Street Arts Art of Music Exhibition (2021) King Street Arts Rhythm: Art in Conversation With Music (2022)

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 – 2024
Commissioners have included:
National Archives, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester Museum, Lancashire County Council, Blackpool Grand Theatre, Lancashire County Council Museums Service, Age Exchange, 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, UClan, Blackpool and the Fylde College, Primary Schools (include Greenbank Primary, Broadgreen Primary, Lytham Hall Park)

Artist in Residence
2020 Creating an Insect Hotel (Manchester Museum, Manchester, UK and Eggwirtz Studio)
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)

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

Museums Association
The Poetry Society