Kathryn Townsend attended Coffee High School
and the University of North Alabama,
graduating with a BS in Art Education. Her
early career included the visual arts in the
areas of Fashion Illustration, Visual
Merchandising and as a Fashion Buyer with a
local department store.
past ten years she has led ninth graders in
their exploration of visual art at the
Florence Freshman Center. She is a member of
the Alabama Art Educators Association,
serving as committee chair for the state
conference in recent years. Her students
have entered and won awards at numerous
state and local competitions. Her own
artwork has been accepted into juried shows
on the local level.
Mrs. Townsend lives in Florence with her
husband, Scott, and enjoys outdoor
activities, volunteer work through her
church, and creating art in watercolor,
pastel and colored pencil.