Kate Wool has lived in Alaska since 1993, where she moved from her hometown of Asheville, NC. Kate received her BFA in Photographic Design from the University of Georgia in 1992 in film + the very first Photoshop. After photographing and traveling the world, she continued her education and received a MFA in Art + Photography from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks in 2001. Her work has been recognized + exhibited locally + nationally + internationally. Teaching, researching, studying, and talking about all things photography is one of her favorite past times. Sometimes doubling as an Adjunct Professor, Kate has shared that passion with students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, where she has taught for over 17 years.
All of Kate's work commences with observations in color + tone, composition + sentiment. She has completed many professional and personal projects. Kate has many other jobs she enjoys. She is a graphic/web designer at Mammoth Marketing and the Blue Loon, and another of her favorite past times is her family.
Currently + since 1992 Professional Photographer specializing in all editorial, portrait, commercial, multimedia, and fine art
Since 1998 Adjunct Professor of Photography, Journalism Dept., UAF (1998-2001 Instructor of Record)
-teach Basic, Advanced, Digital, Photojournalism, Studio, Portrait, Art
Currently + since 2014 Graphic, Digital, and Web Designer, Mammoth Marketing, Fbks, AK
Currently + since 1996 Photography, Graphic Design, Web Design, Blue Loon, Fbks, AK
2001 - 2002 Visiting Lecturer of Photography, Journalism Dept., UAF
2000 Photography Teacher for high school art students, Fairbanks Summer Fine Arts Camp, UAF
1996 Photographer, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Fairbanks, AK: spot news, photojournalism, sports, commercial photos
Prior to 1996 Youth Counselor, Unit Secretary, Waitress, Cook, Student, World Traveler
Artist Lectures + Workshops
2012 Visiting Artist Workshop and Lecture, Figure in the Landscape, UAA Camera Club, University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska
2007 Homer Photography Symposium, panel discussion: Ethics in Digital Photography, Homer, Alaska
2004 UAA Camera Club Lecture, University of Alaska Anchorage, Alaska
2000 Artist Lecture, Bunnell St. Gallery, Homer, Alaska