about catbird events
We LOVE all things local! And in 2016 Catbird Events was formed in order to bring the community opportunities to support, shop, and love LOCAL & HANDMADE. We have found over the years this is a wonderful way to partner with amazing small businesses, bring local artists & makers together with the community, and most importantly raise the awareness of the importance of supporting local, small & handmade!
Kristin is from Winston-Salem and has always been passionate about advocating for the importance of the arts. Her education and past work experience led her to her involvement with the arts on a more community level.
She started Catbird Art & Events in 2016 with a main focus to collaborate with local small businesses to organize fun vendor events that would allow the community opportunities to support local, small & handmade!
In her spare time she enjoys life with her husband, their twins & 2 dogs as well as teaching art for a national online school and spending whatever extra time she can gardening, digging in the dirt and finding her way to the beach.
BA Studio Art, Meredith College
Minor Art History, Meredith College
BFA, Painting, The School of the
Art Institute of Chicago
20+ years as a Practicing & Exhibiting Artist
9+ Years as an Art Gallery Manager / Director
10+ years as an Art Teacher
Event Planning Experience
Amy is from Winston-Salem. Kristin & Amy met after she signed up to participate in one of the events in 2016 and they became immediate friends! Amy has all sorts of experience with the vendor market world and will be helping out when she isn't visiting her second home in BALI!
Jayme has worked in marketing for eight years doing everything from social media management to content marketing. She and her husband have also started a small business called JAM Digital. They are passionate about assisting small businesses!
Kristin is originally from Granite Falls and has been living in Winston-Salem with her family since 2014. She has a love of all things crafty and is right at home at these events!
Kristin & Kristin have been saying "we are both Kristin" since 1997 when they met in college!