Featured | Interview with Preoccupied Bride

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"I realized my sophomore year I didn’t want to be a fine art photographer because I didn’t see a future for myself in the gallery exhibition world."

I'm so honored to be featured on my (new) good friend Maya's blog for Preoccupied Bride! It's always fun to talk to other creatives about my story of chasing my dream to become a photographer because it hasn't been a straight forward or simple path. My goals have changed along the way and I've had to adapt as I go, so it was awesome to share some advice for aspiring photographers and creative entrepreneurs for pursuing their passions!

Check out the full feature on Preoccupied Bride's blog!


Katharine Hannah

Chicago, IL

Katharine’s work has graced the walls of institutions such as The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, The Harold Washington Library of Chicago, and local galleries such as Dreambox Gallery, Siragus Gallery and Blick Art Materials. She has also been featured on websites such as the Huffington Post, Phlearn, Fstoppers, Tigress Magazine for Girls, Bitchtopia, and Golden Boy Press.

In addition to photography, Katharine has been a mentor and educator in the arts since 2013. She has worked with students in various organizations and projects over the last two years, including Hive Chicago’s PROjectUS initiative and Digital Youth Network’s Digital Diva’s and Chicago City of Learning programs.