Kate Collyer is originally from Buffalo, New York and currently lives and works in the Hudson Valley of New York. She received her Masters of Fine Arts degree from the State University of New York at New Paltz Printmaking Program. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Art Education from the State University of New York College at Potsdam and Saint Lawrence University. Her work has been exhibited internationally, most notably in, the SMTG Krakow Printmaking Triennial Main Exhibition, in Krakow, Poland for their 2015 and 2018 exhibitions. She is the 2014 recipient of the Southern Graphics Council International Graduate Fellowship Award and a 2016 artist in residence for the Arctic Circle Residency. By focusing on the concept of place and the historical bond that we have created with the landscape she hopes that viewers can empathize with the sites she reveals in her art. Her goal is to create prints within a variety of mediums and techniques to expand the definition of what a print can be. Currently, her work focuses on the Arctic landscapes she has explored in Greenland, Svalbard, and Iceland. Each piece gives viewers the opportunity to interpret and re-imagine, drawing insight from her recollections of place.