Kathryn is an internationally know artist, designer, teacher, member and past president of the National Institute of American Doll Artists. She creates artworks which have been shown in museums, art exhibits and craft shows around the US and abroad. Kathryn teaches seminars and workshops for arts guilds, doll organizations, craft schools like John C. Campbell Folk School and extensively online. She has also enjoyed working with the Rural Alliance for the Arts and offering art enrichment programs for home school collaboratives. Her work has been published in numerous magazines and books, most recently 500 Handmade Dolls, Lark Books, NIADA Art Dolls, Rich Traditions, New Ideas, Handmade Dolls, Lark Studio Series, 2011, Textile Fiber Forum Magazine, May 2012.
Kathryn creates one of a kind mixed media figurative sculpture and has a love of quilting and textiles, recently designing quilt and accessory patterns and translating her own figurative sculptures into subject matter for art quilts. Kathryn creates patterns and workbooks on a range of topics for doll makers, mixed media artists and quilters.
Kathryn lives in a log house deep in the woods of SE Indiana with her musician/woodworker husband Stephen, Sasha Cat & Scooter Basset Hound. A bunch of goats and an Alpaca named James Brown complete the rural setting. Her sons Dylan and Nathaniel live near by with their wives and our 7 grandchildren.