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Kate Fowler

Adjunct Professor

  • Profile

    Kate Elizabeth Fowler is a photographer & educator from Richmond, Virginia. She received a BFA in Photography & Filmmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University and has since directed arts-based programming in Richmond, NYC, Europe and in Whitesburg, Kentucky. 

    Kate has worked for the Magnum Foundation as Program Director of their Photography Expanded initiative and at Appalshop as the Director of their Appalachian Media Institute. She currently works as the Director of Development and Community Partnerships at Studio Two Three, a community print shop and art organization in Richmond. She also teaches Documentary Filmmaking and Visual Media and serves as a founding member of the board of Looking at Appalachia, a crowd-sourced survey of media representation 50 years after the War on Poverty. 

    Her photography and critical writing have been published in the New Yorker, the Paris Review, Oxford American, American Suburb X and her films have been screened nationally at film festivals.