Elkford, BC, Canada
Katherine Russell earned her BFA from the Alberta College of Art as a Glass Major and went on to further her training in Black Diamond, then Perth, Australia for several years. Nationally and internationally, she has exhibited, attended glass conferences and taken master glass courses. Katherine has been awarded grants and awards including those from the Canada Council, Alberta Foundation for the Arts and the CKCA. She devotes a significant portion of her glass practice to experimenting with new techniques, honing her skills and developing works of a conceptual nature.
Katherine currently lives in Elkford, BC. She is a passionate hiker, skier, cyclist and lover of the outdoors. She teaches watercolour painting, nature drawing, life drawing, glass mosaic, etching and fusing. She is a mom of three young boys.
Katherine has a kiln studio and coldshop in Elkford, and blows glass out of a studio in Calgary, AB. Her work can be found across Western Canada.