Renowned for her exquisite textural and surface embellishment work, Kate Swann is a master craftswoman of fine wood furniture and sculptural works. Her unique artwork has received much praise and many of her designs are recognized as signature works: published, collected and widely known.
As the founder and director of the Florida School of Woodworking, she oversees the curriculum, classes, and mission of the school. Her knowledge and skills come from many years of running Franklin Street Fine Woodwork, a custom design company she co-founded over twenty years ago. Passionate about the artisanal crafts, she works to inspire and motivate students to achieve new levels of accomplishment in fine woodworking.