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Kathryne Husk

Image: A photograph of Kathryne Husk, who has black hair and pale skin, wearing a black shirt and a black choker necklace.

Contact Kathryne: Kathrynehusk at gmail.com

Kathryne Husk is an award-winning and nationally exhibited fine art conceptual figurative photographer, painter, poet, and activist. They were the recent subject of the short documentary “Kathryne: Uncensored”, and their artwork and poetry has been published in various literary journals and art magazines. Kathryne’s activist work has lead to numerous lectures and presentations on disability rights and issues facing the disability community. Their current focus is breaking down the barriers of how disabled bodies are viewed in contemporary art and in society, and bringing awareness to the lack of accessibility within the Kansas City arts scene. They currently create out of their home studio in Kansas City where they live with their spouse and toddler child.

You can find Kathryne at their website, on Facebook, and on Instagram

Clips and appearances: 

KKFI, June 2018: ARTSPEAK RADIO — Alpha Women Speak (transcript pending)

KKFI, September 2017: ARTSPEAK RADIO with Kathryne Husk, Samantha Slupski, and ArtsKC

See Kathryne in a 2016 interview about the Expressions Art Exhibition from The Whole Person (captioned)

Kathryne is available as a source and for personal essays

Additional communication availability: Phone, text, chat, videoconference

Languages: English (Fluent)

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