Kathy King

Kathy King

Material Practice as Research

Garden Street: Lower Level

The translation between the architectural design and the subsequent actualization process is mediated by various tools and techniques. Through the adoption in architectural design practice of computation and information technologies, with their capacity for a relatively seamless transition between design and fabrication, a more integrated workflow across the design and actualization process is made more […]


King is currently an active studio artist in the Boston area and is an Instructor and the Director of Education at the Ceramics Program – Office for the Arts at Harvard in Allston, MA and is a Part Time Faculty at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston.   She has also held positions at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI and University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth, MA. She held the position of Associate Professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia until 2007. Her undergraduate work included the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA and she received her BA in Studio Art with a major in Ceramics from Connecticut College, New London, CT in 1990. She received her MFA from University of Florida in Gainesville, FL in 1998. She has given workshops and lectures at over fifty colleges, schools and art centers throughout the USA.

The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts has featured King as an Emerging Artist in 1999, a Demonstrating Artist in 2002, a co-juror with Mark Burns for the 2012 National Student Juried Show and juror for the K-12 Awards and panelist for the 2015 conference.   Her work has been featured in Confrontational Ceramics by Judith Schwartz, Sex Pots by Paul Mathieu, The Art of Contemporary American Pottery by Kevin A. Hulch, 500 Plates and Chargers and 500 Prints on Clay by Lark Books, Teapots Transformed by Leslie Ferrin and Handbuilt Tableware by Kathy Triplett.   Her work can also be found in numerous periodicals including Ceramics: Art and Perception, Studio Potter, Clay Times, Art Papers and Ceramics Monthly. She can be contacted via www.kathykingart.com.