Katherine Wright Staff Photo
Subjects Taught
Art, Art 2D AP, Art Studio AP


Overton High School's CAPA program (Creative and Performing Arts) 1985 - Graduated as a Visual Art Major and as a member of the National Honor Society in art.

Bachelor of Fine Art, Memphis College of Art, 1989. 

Master of Arts in Teaching with an emphasis on Art Education, 2012.

College Board AP Studio Art Training 2012 and 2016


15+ years teaching experience, with 7 years in the Memphis City/Shelby County School system and 3 years with Desoto County Schools. Also works as a professional artist on consignment projects.


I am a "transplant" from South Dakota but,  I have lived in Desoto County since 1998. I have 4 children, ages 25-20 and have been married for 29 years. I love to draw, paint, and do photography. I am a member of the Desoto Arts Council and have had my artwork in local galleries and shows. I am also a member of the National Art Educators Association, a certified Advanced Placement Art Studio teacher, and an Adjunct Instructor for Delta State University.

I also love to camp, hike, and sail. I am also very active with Boy Scouts of America and am a leader in Sea Scouts.