Katherine Diuguid's CV:

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Education                                                        

Master of Art and Design concentrating in Fibers and Surface Design, North Carolina State University, 2011

AAS Fashion Design, Parsons the New School of Design, 2006

Bachelor of Industrial Design, NC State University, 2005, Magna cum Laude

High School Diploma, Covenant Fellowship School, Granite Falls, NC, 2001, Valedictorian                                                                             

Specialty Courses

Certificate of Technical Hand Embroidery, Royal School of Needlework, UK, completed August 2016, with distinction

City and Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Design and Stitched Textiles, StitchBusiness, Durham, UK, started Fall 2016

Advisor Development Institute Certificate, NC State University, December 2016

"The Impressionists: Painting Modern Life", Oxford University Department of Continuing Education, June 2016

Certificate of Reflective Teaching, NC State University, May 2015

Goldwork Embroidery:  Couture Embellishment class with Hand & Lock through Mastered.com, Fall 2014

Advanced Silk and Gold Embroidery, Royal School of Needlework, Williamsburg, May 2014

Certificate in Couture Tailoring, Central St. Martin’s, London, UK, August 2012

Experimental Goldwork Course, Tracy A. Franklin Studios, Durham, UK, Summer 2011

Certificate of Achievement in Teaching Program, NC State University, May 2011

Intermediate and Advanced Goldwork Courses, Royal School of Needlework, UK, June 2010

Alabama Chanin Studio Weekend Stitching Workshop, received scholarship to attend, Florence, Alabama, May 2010

City and Guild’s Certificate in Goldwork Embroidery, Embroiderer’s Guild at Hampton Court Palace, UK, June 2009

 

Teaching Experience

Assistant Professor of Art+Design, NC State University, College of Design, August 2012- present    

Workshop Instructor at the following venues:

         • Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, July 2017

         • Embroiderers' Guild of America's New England "Shell We Stitch" Regional Seminar, Ogunquit, Maine, April 2017

• Embroiderers' Guild of America Star Spangled National Seminar 2016, Alexandria, Virginia, November 2016

• Smocking Arts Guild of America National Convention, Hampton, Virginia, September 2016

• Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina, August 2016

• Embroiderers' Association of Canada, Inspiring Threads National Seminar 2016, Toronto, Canada, May 2016

• Embroiderers' Guild of America Sun Region, Red Sails in the Sunset Seminar 2016, St. Petersburg, Florida, April 2016

• Contemporary Arts Museum in Raleigh, Spring 2012

Adjunct Professor of Art+Design, NC State University, College of Design, Spring 2012         

Teaching Assistant for ADN470 Fibers Studio, NC State University, College of Design, Spring 2011

Volunteer Workshop Leader, NC State University, College of Design, Spring 2010

 

Design Industry Experience

Katherine Diuguid- private clients, 2006- present

Associate Technical Designer, Hanes Brands Inc., Winston-Salem, NC, April 2007- August 2008

Assistant Technical Designer- Legwear, Kayser-Roth Corporation, Greensboro, NC, July 2006- April 2007

Footwear Design Intern, Michael Kors, Inc., New York, NY, Sept. 2005- May 2006

Design Intern and Freelance Designer, Michael Toschi International, San Carlos, CA, Summer 2003- 2007                

 

Volunteer Experience

Volunteer Art Teacher, Arts For Life- Wake Forest Baptist Medical Hospital, Winston- Salem, NC, April 2007- March 2008

 

Research Focus

Color Theory: comparing the color theory of the Impressionists and Post Impressionists painters with the color use of embroiderers throughout history

Stitch as Structure:  hand-dressmaking and couture construction

Stitch as Decoration: hand embroidery, machine embroidery and embellishment

History and Development of Haute Couture, Embroidery in the British Isles, and the Development of Goldwork Embroidery.

Special Collections Visited Include:  Clothworkers’ Centre at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, Burrell Collection in Glasgow, Gregg Museum, Constance Howard Textile Collection at Goldsmiths University in London, Royal School of Needlework Collection, St. Paul’s Cathedral London, Westminster Abbey, York Minster, Durham Cathedral, St. George’s Chapel at Windsor, Liverpool Cathedral, Benton & Johnson, and Hand & Lock.

 

Featured Publications:

“Hope” crewelwork, “Lily of the Valley” goldwork and “Green Canvas Stitches Sampler” pieces selected by Quarto Publishing in London for publication in new revised edition of The Encyclopedia of Embroidery, published November 2016

Reliquary of Hypocrisy” featured in the Stichgasm feature article on www.MrXStitch.com, October 2016

Featured on Needle-n-Thread blog, Fall 2014

Guest blogger for Mastered.com, Spring 2014

The Student Publication, Spring 2013

NeedleArts magazine, December 2012

Embroidery magazine, May/June 2012

 

Awards and Grants      

NC State University College of Design Faculty Research and Professional Development Grant Recipient, “Exploring Color Interactions Illuminated in Goldwork Embroidery”, $7999 awarded, June 2015

Legacy Scholarship Recipient, Embroidery Guild of America, March 2015

“Establishing a Relationship to Explore the Technique, Culture, and Social Importance of Stitching with the Royal School of Needlework at Hampton Court Palace in the United Kingdom”, NC State University Internationalization Seed Grant Recipient, $5,000 awarded, February 2015

“Cotton Initiative + Art2Wear 2015”, grant awarded through Cotton University from Cotton Incorporated, head PI, $52,245 awarded, January 2015

“Cotton Initiative + Art2Wear 2013”, grant awarded through Cotton University from Cotton Incorporated, head PI, $38,940 awarded, January 2013

Graduate Award of Excellence in Art and Design, North Carolina State University, College of Design, May 2011

Legacy Scholarship Recipient, Embroidery Guild of America, March 2011


UK:  Stitching a Cultural Identity

Katherine received an Internationalization Seed Grant from the NC State University Office of International Affairs to develop a study abroad opportunity with the Royal School of Needlework based at Hampton Court Palace in the UK.  This program launched in Summer 2016 when she took her first group of students to the UK for a 5 week summer abroad program.  Embroidery classes at the Royal School of Needlework were complemented with visits to over 20 special collections, museums, fashion studios and exhibitions coordinated by Katherine.

Check out more here:  UK: Stitching a Cultural Identity


NC State Art2Wear

Katherine served as Faculty Director for the student organization, Art2Wear, at NC State's College of Design from 2012-2015.  Under her direction, Art2Wear became an integral part of the fibers curriculum in the Art+Design department, created a successful series of lectures and workshops and established a greater presence for the student exhibition portion showcasing a larger variety of student work.  She maintained the funding viability of the organization and secured scholarship opportunities to help student's secure the materials and supplies needed to see their dreams to fruition. 

Common Thread Symposium

Katherine secured funding and organized the Common Thread Symposium, a 2-day event of lectures and workshops addressing fibers in contemporary art. 

Check out more here:  Common Thread Symposium