Katherine King started working with clay at the Nepean Art Centre when she was a teen. Her interest in ceramics grew and she was accepted into the Design in Ceramics program at the prestigious Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario. During her 3 year program she learned about: making clay, throwing, hand building techniques. She also acquired technical knowledge of glazes and the function of different types kilns. Katherine graduated with an Advance Diploma from Sheridan College in 2012.
At Sheridan she received Bill Rowland Salt Glazing Award. Her work was showcased at the “Here & There” Sheridan graduation exhibition on campus as well as at the Sheridan College Graduate Show exhibited at the Gardiner Museum of Toronto, Ontario.
Katherine also worked as a production potter honing her throwing skills at Gleason Brook Pottery in Wiarton, Ontario and working in a production company on Prince Edward Island. She is currently an instructor/technician at the Gloucester Pottery School. Katherine is enthusiastic about teaching and sharing her knowledge of pottery.