Katie is a key part of ARTIQ’s senior management team. As Head of Operations, she oversees the company’s strategy and processes, managing cost control on projects and ensuring smooth programming and the highest levels of quality at all times. Katie retains a hospitality specialisation from her previous hospitality-focused role at ARTIQ and is also still involved in related events and special projects.
Katie has a History of Art BA (Hons) from Trinity College, Dublin and an MA (Distinction) from Sotheby’s Institute, New York. Her specialisation is art from the modern and contemporary periods, with a completed thesis on Irish representation at the Venice Art Biennale.
‘Using art as a place-making tool is fascinating. We can really open up dialogues between hotels, artists, guests and communities through visual narratives that link a building’s architecture and interior to its location and context.’