Katharina Forster is an international artist living and working in Werder (Havel), near Berlin. She is one of the founding members of VulkanKunstWerke e.V., an association which showcases art exhibitions and hosts art events in rural areas. As a part of her profession, she runs art workshops with kids of all ages, youth and adults on assignment. She is a part of Klasse:Kunst für Brandenburg, an organization which seeks to cultivate aesthetic education for children in primary schools.
Katharina studied fine art at Ruth Prowse School of Art in South Africa. It was in Cape Town that she started her career as a freelance artist by initiating and coordinating One Day Art events, taking on commissions and participating in group shows. Before she enrolled to be a full time artist she trained as an occupational therapist and gained work experience for several years in the medical and social fields.