A Vancouver Island based artist and Island Mountain Arts staff alumni Kate works primarily with clay. By altering wheel thrown vessels, casted component and surface design she uses these forms compose illuminated porcelain lighting. Kate is influenced by her love of textiles, complexities in nature and the microscopic world from the deep. With a curiosity for play, she creates where clay, fibre and light intersect. With collaboration from master weaver Stefania Zwirello, she is pleased to create an immersive environment for the downstairs hall this season.