Kate Horvat is an artist living and working in Kansas City, Missouri. Her current work explores desire and expectation in American culture and she is interested in how collective desire manifests into politics and social change. Her works have been displayed in various national and international shows, including Right In Front Of Your Eyes, in Hangzhou, China, Here & Now, in Tokyo, Japan, and So Hot Right Now in Phoenix, Arizona. Kate was also the two time recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Emerging artist award. She received her B.F.A, from Northwest Missouri State University in 2012 and her M.F.A.from Arizona State University in 2016. She is currently a lecturer at the Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, Missouri and works as the Print Studio Coordinator at the Lawrence Arts Center in Lawrence, Kansas.