Multimedia Artist, Creative Coach, Writer, and Speaker

Represented by: Five 3 Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

-Owner/Designer/Maker of Black Swamp
-Design Partner at Joseph Thompson Woodworks
-Marketing Instructor at the Charleston Woodworking School
Creative Coaching Services
-Freelance creative services including design, writing, photography, marketing/PR services, event and project management.
-Experience in a variety of industries including creative, agricultural, retail, healthcare, and others.
-Specializes in a variety of artistic mediums, including sculpture, photography, digital arts, and wood.

To book Katie, please email her directly at


#DearCongress Social Media Video Contribution, TODAY, NBC News

Exhibitions, Collections, and Projects
-Instructor at the Charleston Woodworking School, Charleston, SC
-AMBIENTARTI, Spazio Arte Tolomeo, Damars Milano, Milan, Italy

-Charleston Night Bazaar, Charleston, SC
-ICE Atlanta Fall Market, Atlanta, GA

-Cistern Oak Collection, College of Charleston Alumni Association, Charleston, SC

-SC State Museum “Carolina Makers” Exhibit, Columbia, SC
-ICE Atlanta Summer Market, Atlanta, GA

-One of a Kind Show and Sale, Chicago, IL
-Root City Market, Atlanta, GA
-Renegade Craft Fair Summer and Mini Markets, Chicago, IL
-Lowcountry Artist Market, Charleston, SC
LOCAL Makers Series featuring Joseph Thompson Woodworks and Black Swamp, Dwelling, Charleston, SC

One of a Kind Show and Sale, Chicago, IL
-Art with a BANGS, Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC
American Craft Council, Atlanta, GA

One of a Kind Show and Sale, Chicago, IL
Antique and Design Center, High Point Market October 2012, High Point, NC
25: Target Gallery Celebrates 25 Years, Target Gallery at the Torpedo Arts Center, Alexandria, VA
American Craft Council, Atlanta, GA

American Craft Council, Atlanta, GA


Kickstarter Campaigns
Bo-Peep is My Name: Empowerment Through Empathy for Kids, Successfully Funded, June 2019

Little Beaver Builds a Bed – A Children’s Book, Successfully funded, August 2015

Black Swamp  Naturally Inspired Jewelry, Successfully funded, November 2014

Artist Talk – 24th Annual Decatur Arts Festival – Fine Arts Exhibition, Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA

-Holmstrom, Valerie, Ph.D, Thompson, Katie, Boyce, Tami, “Bo-Peep is My Name,” Bo-Peep Books

-Thompson, Katie, Solecki, Kristen, “Little Beaver Builds a Bed,” BookBaby

-Aboyan, Laura, “Columbia Food A History of Cuisine in the Famously Hot City”, History Press


-Modern Woodworkers Association Podcast – November 24, 2018 Episode

Other Previous Work and Contributions, Charleston, SC

Charleston Farmers Market Assistant Manager and Finance Assistant, City of Charleston’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Charleston, SC

REDUX Contemporary Art Center, Internship, Charleston, SC

Oxy-Acetylene Welding Course at Mirabella-Finch Studio, Augusta, GA

Pinckney’s Produce Community Supported Agriculture Program, Marketing and Membership Coordinator, Holly Hill, SC and Beaufort, SC

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