Original Art & Commissions
Kate’s large oeuvre includes drawings and paintings, collages, silk-screens, batiks, silk paintings, ceramic mosaics and tiles, ceramic sculpture and garden accessories, and sand-blasted glass window panels. With her background in interior design and her study of feng shui, she delights in creating original art designed to meet the individual needs of her clients. Whether you find just what you want in her collection, or choose to commission a one-of-a-kind work of art, Kate will enjoy helping you to acquire just the right piece. Kate’s work is also available in limited edition giclee prints.
Applied Art & Design Services
Kate’s experience in designing patterns in repeat formats shows she enjoys solving design challenges. Attuned to market trends, she is usually ahead of the curve with original solutions to age-old questions. She combines traditional processes with state-of-the-art digital resources.
Product Design & Development Services
With hands-on experience working with traditional artisans in Eastern Europe and Indonesia, Kate can help you and your company undertake production in either of these centers of creativity. Kate has in-depth experience working with terracotta artisans in Central Java, batik artisans in Java and Bali, traditional potters in Romania, and traditional wool weavers and wood artisans in Romania.
Traditional Craft Sector Consulting
As an International Craft Development Specialist working with local and international partners, Kate’s holistic, synergistic approach accomplishes the following:
- Cultivates eco-awareness
- Links marketing and micro-credit resources to artisans
- Integrates cultural diversity
- Promotes self-reliance
- Reflects respect for indigenous and minority rights
Kate’s professional resume and references are available on request; she is available for short-term international consulting assignments.