Kate Verity

Name: Kate Verity

Job title: Arts Development Officer

Organisation: Caerphilly CBC Arts Development

Discipline: Community and Combined Arts / Visual Art / Theatre and Performance Arts / Literature

Background

Kate is a visual artist with over 20 years of experience in delivering arts sessions to a wide range of different groups, including children and young people, older people, people with learning disabilities and those experiencing mental health issues. She has worked in Caerphilly Council’s Arts Service for over ten years and has a great deal of experience developing arts projects and collaborating with other artists.

Kate has a passion for theatre and performance art and regularly works with groups such as Caerphilly Youth Theatre, designing sets and props for their shows, and was lead artist for Maindee Festival’s carnival parade. She delivers community arts workshops in a variety of art forms, often working as part of the Malarky Artist collective.

Kate has an MA in Arts and Health and passionately believes in the power of the arts as a tool to promote health and wellbeing and change lives.