Kat Shapiro Wood
Kat Shapiro Wood is a contemporary artist whose work spans the disciplines of painting, assemblage, sculpture and ceramics. She gained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2006 from the National Art School in Sydney, with a major in Ceramics and an unofficial major in drawing, which lay the foundations for her continuing work with encaustic in painting and assemblage. She also studied previously with the late civic sculptor Tom Bass in his Erskineville Sculpture Studio School, and went on to teach both at the Studio and at the Myocum School of Sculpture, mastering traditional sculptural processes.
Kat currently teaches contemporary 3D studies for the Byron School of Art, incorporating all areas of her knowledge and practice.
Kat has exhibited at Flinders Lane Gallery in Melbourne in 2012, the Tweed River Art Gallery in 2010, and Art Piece Gallery in Mullumbimby, as well as in various galleries and artist run spaces in Sydney. Her work is represented in many private collections nationally.