Kate has lived in Okinawa, Japan, Korea, and throughout the western United States. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Photography at the University of Iowa. Her work has been shown locally at multiple exhibitions, in Lincoln, Nebraska; and in Pingyao, China at the International Photography Festival. Alongside her MFA in Photography and Secondary Emphasis in Graphic Design, Kate will receive the Graduate Certificate of Book Studies, Book Arts and Technologies. Her photography explores the hidden beauty found in non-traditional environments. The photos are generally given without reference or context, allowing the viewer to create his/her own narrative.