I'm Katie. I've been working in the Film and TV industry for 6 years, currently on set in the art department, but i'm looking to move back into a more hands on making role.
After moving to the south coast to study 3D Design at the Portsmouth Uni I got a job at the Mary Rose Museum on their rebuild project (a job i'll always look back at with fondness). I worked in a team of 3 as an artefact mountmaker to make object specific mounts for 5,000 mounts over 2 years for their new exhibition galleries. I trained in making mounts and historically accurate replicas. Using techniques such as gas welding, wood working, hand formed and laser worked plastics over a variety of materials.
I moved onto an exhibition company, Richard Rogers conservation, where I worked on exciting projects such as the first world war centenary project at the Imperial War Museum, the regeneration of the American Air Museum, Duxford and Rolling Stones Exhibitionism at the Saatchi Gallery (where I picked up an embarrassing story about the time I met Ronnie Wood, If we meet i'll tell ya).
Since 2015, I've been working in TV & Film across various art department roles however I'm keen to move back towards more hands on making roles and build my skills. My on set experience is invaluable and has given me a deeper understanding of the requirements needed of props and their uses.
I'm currently taking some time out to do some further learning in a silversmithing & stone setting course so am available from the beginning of February 2022.