Katrina Tompkins

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35 Little Harbour Road
Fogo Island, Newfoundland and Labrador


Location Details I have workshops in Barr'd Islands, Newfoundland and Picton, Ontario. If you would like to connect, drop me a line!



Katrina Tompkins is a furniture designer, maker, educator and advocate for craft. She lives between Fogo Island, Newfoundland and Prince Edward County, Ontario.
Katrina’s formal education in furniture design and fabrication includes an advanced diploma from the School of Craft and Design at Sheridan College and a Master of Design degree from OCAD University. She continues her education to support craft in the Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Management program at Toronto Metropolitan University.
Katrina has spent time apprenticing in the studios of renowned makers Michael Fortune (Ontario) and Mike Paterson (Newfoundland) and studied at craft institutions Anderson Ranch (Colorado) and Haystack Mountain School of Craft (Maine). Katrina is an active member of the Craft Council of Newfoundland & Labrador, Craft Ontario and the PEC Arts Council, she exhibits work regularly and has been honoured to receive numerous awards including a Herman Miller Award, Lady Flavelle Award, Sam Maloof Scholarship, PEC Arts Council grant and many more. Katrina has taught furniture design, fabrication and history at the degree granting level at both OCAD University and Sheridan College.

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