About Me

Katherine Smith

I am an artist and arts facilitator in hospitals / schools / galleries / community centres studying an MA in Sculpture at the Slade School of Fine Art. 

Cindy +1, SET Lewisham
, April 2020Platform 1, Bloomsbury Theatre, February 2020 
Slade Open Studios
, December 2019 
Cindy, SET Dalston
, November 2019
Platform Graduate Award, Aspex Gallery, October – December 2019
Safe Play Area
Chapel Arts Studios, 12 August – 17 August 2019
Art Meets PlayThought Foundation27 July – 1 September 2019
Degree Show, UCA Farnham, 6 June – 15 June 2019
DualismYorkshire Hub, 15 April – 5 May 2019
Think ThunkThe Crypt, November 2018
100, Cog Collective, Waterloo Station, in collaboration with Katie Stafford, 2018
Liminal Lemons, The Flying Dutchman, August 2018
Steak and Beans, Safehouse 1, Maverick Spaces, May 2018
Into the Dark, Menier Gallery, December 2017
The Young Pretenders, The Embassy Tea Gallery, 2016

Current, Sensory Art: 
I have developed a method for facilitating art using materials as rules: www.sensoryarts.co.uk. This was a development of Paint Write Now, a business I ran from 2015-2020 teaching Creative Writing and Art to 6-11 year olds in schools, galleries, community spaces, festivals, etc.
Great Ormond Street Hospital, August-December 2020: Sensory Art on Zoom for children during Summer and Christmas Holidays
Current, St. George’s Hospital: weekly Sensory Painting sessions with children on Zoom
Wimbledon Library, ongoing: I have worked regularly with Wimbledon Library since 2015 running art events for children
Third Age Project / Regent’s Park Time Bank:
 Sensory Art in person, Summer 2020, 6 weeks; half-term art course in collaboration with October Gallery, February 2020
Aspex Gallery, October 2019:  ‘What is a Wheel’ workshop for children and families 
Thought Foundation, Gateshead, July 2019: ‘What is a Wheel’ workshop for children and families
Chapel Arts Studio, August 2019: ‘What is a Wheel’ workshop for adults as part of Safe Play Area

The Slade, UCL, MA Fine Art (Sculpture), 2019-2021
University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, BA (Hons) Fine Art, 2015-2019
University for the Creative Arts, Epsom, Foundation, 2014-2015
College of Law, LLB, 2008-2010
University of Oxford, BA (Hons) Modern Languages and Literature, 2003-2007
Makaton Levels 1 and 2, October-December 2020