Katherine DeSilva is an author, educator and artist. Over the past decade she has put her creativity into educating people in her community with her books, art, and events.
Katherine is excited to offer some of her illustration on beachwear, clothing, merchandise, and as printed art.
At Community Canvas, we believe in the power of community and creativity. Our mission is to foster the creation of countless original artworks that capture the essence of Ipswich. It's an open-air studio for everyone, from Ipswich residents to visitors, to be a part of a unique art experiment. Together, we'll showcase the special places in Ipswich, dear to our hearts, in a truly one-of-a-kind way. Join us in this collaborative endeavor to paint Ipswich with the vibrant strokes of creativity.
Step into the world of words and artistry. Language Lives, brought to you by Ipswich Art Association and lead by Katherine DeSilva. Language Lives is a celebration of the written word and visual arts in northeastern Massachusetts. Our Book & Art Exhibition is a testament to the beauty of language and the vivid expressions of art. Join us for a unique experience that combines the literary and visual realms, where every word and brushstroke comes to life. Open to everyone who shares a love for the profound connection between words and art.
The New England Natural Baby Expo focuses on the early years of life. The day covers a range of topics about pregnancy, newborns, infants, children and family as well as a number of classes dealing with more general topics for mothers, fathers and caregivers. These classes focus on how to care for your growing and changing family. The Natural Baby Expo understands that families come in many sizes and configurations and we strive for more inclusive information for all types of parents.
Katherine DeSilva is not only an author and artist; she's a single mother with Multiple Sclerosis on a mission. Katherine's stories come to life in Essex County, Massachusetts, her beloved home. As a full-time Special Educator for teens with social and emotional disabilities, Katherine is dedicated to making a difference in her community.
With a Masters of Science in Special Education and a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Katherine has a unique perspective on the world of education and creativity. She has also been teaching value-based sexual education classes for youth of all ages for over a decade.
Katherine is an advocate for open conversations about sustainability, social-emotional wellness, and sexual well-being. Her journey is an inspiring blend of art, literature, education, and advocacy.