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What is the Artist Incubator Series?

The Artist Incubator Series is for emerging artists seeking training in the first steps to connecting to their community and building their art practice into a profession. It is an essential positive program that inspires students to pursue their passion for the arts. Completion of this course will educate participants on the first steps to developing an art practice along with obtaining the needed confidence to work towards a career as a working artist.


Please email submissions@emergecda.com with “2023 Artist Incubator: Your Name” in the subject line.

Please provide 3 examples of your artwork and a brief answer to the following questions:

  1. How do you feel this course will benefit you as an emerging artists?
  2. What are your goals as an artist (finacially & creatively)?
  3. What are some challenges you face when it comes to selling your work, your creative process, etc?

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR for the next 6 months!

Kate Lund

Kate Lund is originally from the small town of Challis, located in Central Idaho. She received a Bachelors in Fine Art from Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington, and earned an MFA in Studio Art from the University of Montana.
During her time as a student, Kate spent eight summers working as a wildland firefighter with the Forest Service. Through this job, she spent a great deal of time immersed in the outdoors and traveling through obscure towns in the rural western United States. Today, Kate does not spend her summers on the fireline, but she still finds inspiration in the outdoors be it gardening, swimming,
or hiking.
Kate is currently an artist and teacher; she teaches high school and college-level art classes at Wallace Jr/Sr High School. Kate exhibits her work locally and regionally. In 2018 she was part of a three-person exhibition, Three Generations, at the SFCC Fine Art Gallery. In November of 2019, Kate held a solo exhibition at the Cawein Gallery at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon.