Kate Jo is an artist and educator. She’s been a professional photographer for the past 20 years, a contemporary artist with national and international exhibitions and residencies, and teaches art, professional practice, and digital post-production. She’s the co-founder of Beautifully Equipped, a podcast and online community that shares stories of masterminds, leadership, and collaboration. Kate was the co-artistic director and photographer for Ultimate Navigation Manual by Lyle Brotherton, published by HarperCollins on 2011.
Kate has exhibited in Australia, China, Germany, and throughout the UK, as well as group exhibitions in New York and throughout Montana. Her work has been featured in Next Level Magazine, The Royal Photographic Society: Contemporary Photography, A-N Magazine, The Scottish Society for the History of Photography, The List Magazine, and The Sunday Herald. She graduated with honors from the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland with a discipline in Fine Art Photography. She was an invited recipient of a full stipend award as Artist-in-residence at Can Serrat International Art Centre in Barcelona, Spain. Her site specific artwork is included in the Grampian Hospitals Art Trust in Scotland and various private collections.
In 2003, Kate was the Director and co-founder of the artists’ collective “volume”. The collective exhibited throughout the UK and abroad, in addition to curating exhibitions and offering community-based workshops. She’s been a visiting lecturer at the Glasgow School of Art and Montana State University. She was a featured speaker at the Glasgow Art Fair and Glasgow International Arts Festival.