Kate Stoddart is a visual arts curator with 25 years experience of development and delivering the following in the public and private sector: exhibitions, public art, commissions, events, & publications. Her work includes advising & mentoring organisations and artists, as well as researching, writing & fund raising.

She is working for the National Trust, developing contemporary art, in partnership with Jane Greenfield, creative producer, to initiate and embed a two year contemporary art programme with three properties in the East Midlands region.

She received a Sparkplug (Crafts Council) Research  & Development award to develop a contemporary craft project in 2013.  She has worked with Designer Maker West Midlands as an artists mentor (Future Forward 1& 2) , and is an Artistic Assessor for Arts Council England 2010 - 2011.