Katherine Sharpless is a scenic designer graduating with her BFA in Drama and a Minor in Art History from Carnegie Mellon University in May 2020. During her time there, she designed Into the Woods directed by Matthew Gardiner and Marisol directed by Owen Stone, and spent her summers assisting at the National Theatre (London), Williamstown Theatre Festival, and Chautauqua Theater Company.
She has also worked on short films, in paint and prop shops, and in the world of fine art and museum exhibits. She aspires to work on beautiful and life affirming stories and to promote environmental practices in the arts. She is originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and spends her free time reading about landscape art and expanding her sick coin collection.