Art is highly explosive. To be worth its salt it must have in that salt a fair sprinkling of gunpowder.
— Hallie Flanagan

Katy Atwell is an East-coast based Lighting Designer currently living in Brooklyn, New York.  Her MFA was completed at Boston University.  Growing up as an athlete in Central Illinois, she fell into theatre and design through highschool friends. Since then, she has never looked back. 

Katy has worked as an Assistant for Lighting Designers including Mark McCullough, Russell Champa and Matt Richards. 

In her spare time she enjoys cycling, good food and dialogue around social and environmental change.