Kate Barlow

Kate graduated from the RSN Future Tutors Programme in 2016 with distinction. She now teaches for the RSN and works as a member of the RSN Studio. During her time at the RSN, Kate worked on ‘Magna Carta (An Embroidery)’ designed by Cornelia Parker, on a gown designed by Nicholas Oakwell Couture for the GREAT Britain Campaign, and on a L’Wren Scott silk wedding dress.

Before studying at the RSN, Kate studied costume at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff where she graduated in 2001 with a BA Hons in Theatre Design. Following this, she worked as a Freelance Costume Maker and then as part of the Touring Wardrobe department at the Welsh National Opera.

In 2015, Kate’s Advanced Silk Shaded budgie, ‘Smuggler’, was accepted and exhibited by the Royal Academy of Arts for their renowned Summer Exhibition.

In 2018, Kate filmed the RSN Online Course in Silk Shading and also taught on the first RSN USA Summer School in Kentucky.