Kate Lanxner has been an art instructor in the D.C. region since 2016, and previously in Burlington, Vermont and Geneva Switzerland for more than twenty-five years. As a printmaker and an illustrator (books, magazines, newspapers), Kate has also completed calligraphy projects, outdoor signs, and co-produced an award-winning children’s neighborhood newspaper of children’s creative art and writing, with her daughter, Sierra. (The South End Good News was published in Burlington, Vermont in 2001-2.)
Kate graduated from the Maret School in D.C. and then received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia in Art Education and Printmaking. She went on to study color etching at the international studio, Atelier 17 in Paris, France (now called Atelier Contrepoint) under the well-known printmaker and painter, Stanley William Hayter. As well as teaching in public and private schools and camps, she was on the staff of the Community Education Program of the H.F. Johnson Museum of Art of Cornell University.