Visual Arts Instructor and Gallery Coordinator, High School
Kate Vinson began teaching at Perpich in 2018. Kate hails from Michigan where she began a career in Outdoor Recreation, specifically Adventure Education, where she taught students of all ages in experiences from Ropes Courses, Sea Kayaking, Elderhostel, and Outdoor Education. She came to Minnesota for M.S. in Experiential Education and received her Art Education License at the same time. She has taught in a variety of Art Education settings such as: Museum Education, Adult Education, Arts in Adult Day Care Programs, and K-12 Schools. Vinson is a practicing artist with a focus on sculpture using fibers/organic materials to create contemporary forms. She has received a Jerome Foundation Project Grant through the Textile Center of Minnesota and participated in several mentor/protégé experiences with local arts organizations as ongoing artistic development.