About

KATHERINE GILMARTIN

Dislikes:

  • Talking on the phone
  • paper cuts
  • The Patriarchy

Likes:

  • notebooks and stationary
  • altering mental health stigma
  • Intersectional Feminism

Once got introduced at a networking event as the angry vagina lady.

Studying at NUA
(2006 – 2011)
Got a place at uni knowing I was pregnant but not knowing what I wanted to do. Started Fine Art -printmaking-BA, staid on to do the Fine Art MA

Took an axe to my life
(2012 – 2017)
Collected various needless things and got rid of them, a job that got ride of student debt, a husband, a concept of myself that was untrue.

Talking in Class rooms and Halls
(2017 – 2018)
Showing my work alongside talking confrences, schools, univecities and training events about how trauma informed care had changed my entire life. Often this co incided directly with an exhibition of my work in a gallery or in the space. I started to create space for other to access radical self expression within an exhibition space with Imprudent Collective.

The Village Orchard East CIC
(2019 – 2020)
Co-founded a community interest company, becomming the Director of Therapeutic services and Community Resources. It’s WILD.