With a background in business, with corporate change and project management qualifications, Kate had experimented in a variety of creative mediums until, as she puts it, she was claimed by glass.  "You don't choose glass, Glass chooses you".

  • Artist and Manager - Red Hot Glass
  • Previous Editor - NZ Society of Glass Artists (NZSAG) Newsletter
  • Creative Director - Glass Art In NZ (GAINZ):


  • GAINZ Focus On Glass 2020 Exhibition, Estuary Arts Centre Orewa
  • GAINZ Isolation Creations Exhibition 2020
  • Auckland Easter Show 2019 – Glass Sculpture and Jewelry sections
  • Colab Conference (Ausglass / NZSAG) Members Exhibition 2019
  • Colab Pop-up Exhibition 2019
  • Above and Below Exhibition - Studio 19, Kerikeri
  • Franklin Art Awards 2018
  • On Line Exhibition – Studio 19, Kerikeri
  • ILT Art Awards, SIT Raw Gallery, Invercargill
  • Ruapehu Art Awards 2018
  • Auckland Easter Show 2018 – Glass Sculpture section
  • NZ Society of Artists in Glass Summer Exhibition 2017
  • Ruapehu Art Awards 2017
  • Auckland Easter Show 2017 - Glass Jewellery section
  • NZ Society of Glass Artists Conference 2016 - Members Exhibition
  • Ruapehu Art Awards 2016
  • Waimarino Art Awards 2016



  • Tim Carey, A Painterly Portrait In Glass, Bullseye Glass
  • Carmen Simmonds and Ross Wilson, Mixing It Up - Bronze and Glass Casting Workshop, Whanganui


  • Emil McAvoy, Professional Development for Artists
  • Nell Nuttage, Life Drawing


  • Elizabeth McClure, Glass Etching and Vitreographs, Creative Matakana
  • Colab Conference (Ausglass / NZSAG), Whanganui
  • Daniel Clayman, Glass Casting and Fabrication Master Class: Workshop, Whanganui


  • NZ Society of Glass Artists (NZSAG) Executive Committee
  • GAS Conference (US Glass Artists Society), Murano, Italy
  • Evelyn Dunstan, Casting Techniques: Workshop, Auckland
  • New Technologies for Makers, 3D Printing and Laser Cutting: WhiteCliffe College of Arts and Design, Auckland
  • Learning to Weld: Arkwright Engineering Services, Christchurch


  • David Traub, Cold Working: Workshop, Whanganui
  • Silvia Levenson, Thinking in Glass – Working Installations MasterClass: Claudia Borella Glass Design Workshop, Whanganui


  • Kirstie Rea, In Your Own Boots MasterClass: Claudia Borella Glass Design Workshop, Whanganui
  • 800 Degrees Glass Lost Wax Casting: Susan Louie Workshop, Franklin
  • Claudia Borella, Kiln Forming with Glass: Gravity and Colour Masterclass: Claudia Borella Glass Design Workshop, Whanganui


  • Lucy Mitchell, Kiln Forming Technique: Private tutorage, Tauranga & Whangaparaoa
  • Lucy Mitchell, Kiln Forming Production: Private tutorage, Tauranga


  • Di Tocker, Casting Workshop: Sauvarins Coloured Glass, Penrose
  • Fusing open-style Workshop: Sauvarins Coloured Glass, Penrose

Prior to 2014

  • Encyclopedia of New Zealand, Project Crimson Pohutukawa Competition:
  • Diploma in Project Management – NZ Institute of Management
  • PROSCI Change Management Accreditation 2013
  • Drawing, multiple mediums – Ponsonby Art Station 2012
  • Film & TV Workshop
  • Photography Edgewater College
  • Drawing with the right side of your brain Uxbridge Creative
  • Pottery – Uxbridge Creative
  • Oil Painting – Robin Midgley (artist)