About Me

Katherine Smith

Cindy +1, SET Lewisham
, April 2020 (postponed) Platform 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 Play, Thought Foundation27 July – 1 September 2019 Degree Show, UCA Farnham, 6 June – 15 June 2019 Dualism, Yorkshire Hub, 15 April – 5 May 2019 Think Thunk, The 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

I teach sensory art in settings such as schools, community centres, hospitals, libraries, galleries, etc.
Beautiful Oops: current participatory art project about the importance of ‘mistakes’ https://vimeo.com/430666041/66baca6cb1
Third Age Project
: I am running a sensory art course called ‘Senses, Art, Imagination’ for 5-11 year olds in person during Summer 2020
Great Ormond St Hospital: I am running a sensory art course called ‘Senses, Art, Imagination’ on zoom during Summer 2020.
Schools: I have worked with a variety of types of schools since 2013, mostly local to Wimbledon.
Wimbledon Library: I have regularly worked with Wimbledon Library since 2013 running weekly / mostly art sessions and intensive courses there in the holidays.
Paint Write Now: I set up Paint Write Now in 2016 to teach Creative Writing through Art. In July 2020, ‘Paint Write Now’ became ‘Sensory Art’ to align with my current art and teaching practices.

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