A graduate of the prestigious Ontario College of Art and Design, Esprit de Corps' Vice President Katherine Taylor has been working as an artist for more than 20 years in the following media: acrylics, oils, watercolours, dyes, gouaches, marker rendering, pen and ink, collage, pastels and pencil.
Throughout her career, she has practiced her unique craft of bringing to life military studies in a manner that captures the drama and emotion of front-line soldiering - today and throughout Canada's history. Katherine has worked as a member of the Canadian Forces Canadian Artists Program and was commissioned to paint CF personnel training in Germany in 1989 and on peacekeeping tours in Cyprus in 1990 and Croatia in 1993 - it was during the latter the she witnessed first-hand the battle of the Medak Pocket.
As a freelance artist, Katherine has been commissioned by an assortment of corporate and military clients.
Government and Military: The Canadian War Museum, the Museum of the Regiments, the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps, Royal 22e Regiment, Royal Canadian Regiment, Royal Canadian Dragoons, the Canadian Forces Medical Branch, the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, the Royal Canadian Electrical Mechanical Engineers, 409 Squadron and currently the Public Affairs branch of the Department of National Defence.
Corporate: Lockheed Martin Canada, Saab Canada, PAE SNC Lavalin, SISIP Canada, Harper Collins Publishing, City of Ottawa, Microtel, Meggitt Defence Systems and L-3 MAS Communications.
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