Photo by Zöe Harvey
[Photo by Zöe Harvey]
My mission is to awaken creative expression through local and global art initiatives.”Katarina (Kat) Thorsenis an artist, craftivist and therapeutic art facilitator, passionate in her belief that art can heal and build connections.  Kat specializes in arts-based programming for at-risk youth and young offenders.  Her interactive art events and street art encourages participants to become part of the creative process.  Kat’s own artwork can be found in private collections in North America and Europe.  She published her first book, Drawn Together- Maintaining Connections and Navigating Life’s Challenges with Artin 2013.  Her next book is a true crime analysis in the form of a graphic novel.  Kat resides in Vancouver, Canada.


Woman of Worth Award 2014: Humanitarian of the Year

City of North Vancouver 2010 Civic Youth Award: Outstanding Supporter of Youth.


You connect with Katarina at the following sites:

 ART BLOG: katthorsen.com

CRAFT BLOG: poststreet.wordpress.com

YOUTH ARTISAN BLOG: klasssockmonkey.wordpress.com

ETSY SHOP: etsy.com/shop/katarinathorsen

TWITTER: KatThorsen

FACEBOOK: Kat Thorsen

INSTAGRAM: poststreet

TUMBLR: Kat Thorsen



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5 thoughts on “ABOUT/CONTACT

  1. Pingback: Crafts I Love: Kenana Knitter Critters #Kenya #fairtrade #sustainable #ecofriendly « POST STREET: self-expression through the sock

  2. I am in love with your Frida Kahlo sock monkey! Is there any chance of me being able to buy the little guy (or one like him) off of you? Honestly, in love.

  3. Hi there. I am currently studying in Cape town, I am doing an article for my magazine on craftivism and I need example images to support. How do I get into contact with your wonderful organisation this side??

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