Kate Hardy

photo of kate hardy working on a ceramics piece

Kate Hardy

Professorial Lecturer, Ceramics, Studio Arts Program


Kate Hardy is an artist living and working in Washington DC. In addition to teaching and working as a Museum Specialist, she owns and operates Hollow Work Ceramics, a pottery business specializing in unique handmade table and drink ware. Her functional and non-functional pieces are made while considering peoples' relationships to images, objects, spaces, and each other. Working as a museum specialist and having daily interaction with artifacts informs her creative process.


Current Outside Positions

  • Owner, Hollow Work Ceramics
  • Museum Specialist



BFA in Fine Arts, Corcoran College of Art and Design
Museum Studies Certificate, George Washington University
MFA in Ceramics, Cranbrook Academy of Art