“I create to explore and discover,” says Kat who continues a long family tradition in painting, metalsmithing and other creative pursuits. Kat devotes her energy as an artist to creating both original silver and copper jewelry, and award-winning watercolors. She is an active member of the Arlington Artists Alliance in Arlington, VA, and The Art League in Alexandria, VA.
Kat’s corporate career as a creative director and communicator has been devoted to nonprofits such as The Nature Conservancy and the American Red Cross. She has a BFA in Graphic Design from MICA (The Maryland Institute College of Art) in Baltimore, MD, and completed graduate work in Publication Design in the US and England. Her professional recognition includes awards by Communication Arts Design Annual, PRINT Magazine Design Annual, Type Directors Club, AR100 Annual Report Show and the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).