Katharine has worked as a professional artist, illustrator and educator for nearly thirty years. After completing her M.A. at the Slade School of Fine Art at University College London she worked for London illustration agent Artists Partners for ten years as a freelance illustrator for a range of clients (including The Financial Times, Harper Collins, Penguin books, Red Stripe and Philips Electrical).
Katharine continued her career as a digital illustrator for animation in Vancouver, working for Mainframe and Bardel Entertainment.
For the past seven years, her interest and priority have been teaching art to adults and children while continuing with her own art practice. She has a unique ability to demonstrate technical information in a way that inspires confidence and builds knowledge. Her method aims to achieve high levels of competence in technical and expressive forms, using digital and traditional art-making techniques.