Katrina Hude lives on Whidbey Island in Washington State. She began working with glass as an undergraduate at the California College of Arts and Crafts and received an MFA from San Jose State University, California in sculpture in 1995. She was awarded a fellowship at The Creative Glass Center of America and Emerging Artist in Residence at the Pilchuck Glass School. Katrina has lectured and demonstrated as a guest artist in Japan and Australia. She was also an Artist in Residence at the Tacoma Museum of Glass and a Visiting Artist at West Texas A&M University. In 2012, Katrina participated in the International Glass Symposium at Novy Bor, Czech Republic, the Glass Art Society Conference in Toledo, Ohio and the California Glass Exchange in Oakland, California.