Kate Brockman was born in England and moved, with her family, to the United States in 1979. Formal art study began at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in1986. This time solidified her love of figurative work and specifically the nude. Kate continued study with Evangelos Frudakis and Myron Barnstone. She has had solo exhibits in the Philadelphia area and the James A. Michener Museum in Doylestown, PA, as well as numerous group shows in the tri-state area. Brockman has received many national and international awards for her work including a Cresson Memorial Traveling Scholarship, two grants from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, the Alex J. Ettl Grant from the National Sculpture Society in 2011, and recently the Michael Gressel Memorial Award from the Hudson Valley Art Association in 2017. Most recently her portrait Fearless in Fear: A Young Harriet Tubman was awarded the Gold Medal at the NSS 88th Annual Awards Exhibit. Kate lives and works in Philadelphia.