Kate Morris is a Port Hope artist working in acrylic on canvas and paper. In addition to painting, her art practice includes contemporary art quilts, fabric collage and surface design.
Throughout her career, Kate has enjoyed and prioritized working with people to share her knowledge and love of art and craft.
A quilt instructor for many years and co-author of an introductory quilt manual, Kate explored many aspects of surface design, including batik, to enhance her fibre art practice. Kate was instrumental in organizing and implementing lunchtime and after school art programs for elementary children.
In addition, she has set up and facilitated art programs for adults with mental handicaps and physical disabilities as well as participating in art therapy workshops for hospital patients in rehabilitation wards as well as in palliative care.
Kate studied fine art at the University of Guelph and drawing and painting at OCAD University.