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Biography

Katrina joined the Fashion, Image, Communication and Buying Suite at the University of Huddersfield in 2017, teaching Fashion Promotion and Creative Writing within the Department of Art, Design and Architecture. 

Katrina studied BA (Hons.) Fine Art (Sculpture and Printmaking) at University of Leeds (Bretton Hall) and went on to study at postgraduate level with an MA in Printmaking at Bradford School of Art, where she specialised in printing limited edition artists’ books and photo books which were exhibited at various artist book fairs. She also exhibited her photographic prints at South Square Gallery in Bradford, Dean Clough Gallery in Halifax, De Grey Rooms in York and also the Czech Republic.

In 2006, Katrina completed a PGCE in Art & Design at the University of Huddersfield and commenced her teaching career at Batley School of Art, as Course Leader for BA (Hons.) Contemporary Photographic Arts and Module Leader for Dissertations on collaborative degree programmes, including Photography, Fashion, Graphic Design and Fine Art. 

Prior to teaching, Katrina worked in the media industry for 19 years, including the Press Association, working with reporters, photographers and editors of national newspapers.

As a multi-disciplinary artist, Katrina is studying a PhD in Practice, researching creative non-fiction and the role of the image. 

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Creative Writing in Art and Design
  • Creative nonfiction
  • Artists’ Books
  • Photo Books / Novels
  • Fashion Photography
  • Psychogeography
  • Collaborative Projects

External positions

Membership Services Advisory Board (Yorkshire representative), British Institute of Professional Photography

30 Nov 201630 Nov 2020

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Printmaking, Photography, Creative Writing

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Collaborative Projects Arts & Humanities
Artist's Book Arts & Humanities
Creative Writing Arts & Humanities
Fashion Photography Arts & Humanities
Art Arts & Humanities
Creative Nonfiction Arts & Humanities
Novel Arts & Humanities

Research Output 2006 2006

Fragments: Signs of the City

Jones, K., 1 Jan 2006, Hibrida Fragments: Signs of the City. 200 ed. Leeds: Hibrida Press, Vol. 1. p. 26 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Activities 2012 2019

  • 5 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...
  • 1 Organising a conference, workshop, ...
  • 1 Membership of committee
  • 1 Membership of a Society or Institute

Market Gallery

Katrina Whitehead (Participant)
13 Mar 20196 Apr 2019

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4th World Congress of Psychogeography

Katrina Whitehead (Discussant)
7 Sep 2018

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Spring Art Exhibition

Katrina Whitehead (Participant)
24 Mar 2018

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Spring Art Exhibition

Katrina Whitehead (Participant)
24 Mar 201825 Mar 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...