Kate Ferguson, Visual Artist
Kate Ferguson is an object designer and teaching artist with her Master’s in Interior Architecture. She teaches and makes alongside elementary-aged children as the Visual Arts Specialist with Center for Family Life, a community organization providing arts and literacy programming at PS 94 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Recent design residences include Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, ME and Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside in Troy, NY. Based in Brooklyn, she is currently at work on a collection of decorative objects and furniture forms reflecting girlhood, intimate nostalgia and celebratory detritus through a tender, far-out material language.
Kate has been interning at PS 84 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with Felipe Galindo and Phyllis Capello.
Most Memorable TATIP Moment:
“All organizing is science fiction; anyone working to bend the future and change the world is actually engaged in a science fiction activity.”— Adrienne Maree Brown
“This idea was recently used as a framework for discussion at an elective on Teaching in Non-Traditional Spaces at The Center for Art Education, lead by Karla Robinson. As a teaching artist, being able to contribute to intentionally formed communities built around a collective creative expression, exploring the worlds of identity and imagination that would have otherwise never been created, is a kind of special science fiction for everyone taking part. My training with TATIP has provided an invaluable set of pedagogical tools, creating space for me to participate with confidence and skill.”
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Check out Kate’s Lesson Plan she created with her partner Tanya Gupta.
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