Kathryn has nearly 20 years experience of working in the arts, as a consultant, curator, commissioner, fundraiser, funder and producer. She has provided strategic advice and support to a wide range of arts organisations in England and Wales, secured over £1million into arts organisations and projects and developed and run a large number of extremely successful art projects and associated budgets. She has excellent partnership working skills and a strong working knowledge of both the visual and performing arts sectors nationally, with a particular focus on West Wales, where she has worked for the last 8 years.
Currently she is Director of SPAN in (Narberth), Pembrokeshire, where she leads on strategic development, fundraising and programming. She is also on the board of Create Pembrokeshire.
Kathryn is passionate about bringing high quality art into rural areas and challenging environments and believes in the power of art to create social change.
Previously Kathryn has worked as a freelance Arts Consultant working with organisations, most notably Art Gene, Cumbria, Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust, Meadow Arts and bloc; Creative Technology Network for Wales. She also worked as Creative Director for folly, a digital arts organisation based in Lancaster and as Media Arts Officer, Arts Council NW, where she supported digital development across the arts.
Kathryn has a B.A. Textile Design (Print) and a M.A. Multimedia Arts.