Kathryn Mikesell

Co-Founder & Executive Director, The Fountainhead Residency

Kathryn is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Fountainhead Residency, Studios and previous pop-up Haus. Following a successful 20+ year career in technology, what began as a passion project in 2008 while working for IBM, has become an internationally recognized arts organization, to which she is now dedicated full time. The Fountainhead Residency is an artists’ residency that brings 30-40 national and international artists each year for one month to live and work in Miami. During their stay in Miami they’re provided time and space to make work, experiment with new ideas and materials and gain inspiration from our city. The Fountainhead Studios provides Miami-based artists with affordable, flexible, and safe working studio space within a nurturing community. There are currently over 25 artists working in the Studios.

Kathryn sits on the Board of Miami Dade Country Art in Public Places Trust.

She has been featured on CNN, Telemundo, HGTV and in publications including Departures, Indulge, Ocean Drive, MIAMI, Wall Street Journal and others.

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