Kate was born in 1952 in Yorkshire, Northern England. She studied portraiture at Cecil Graves School, Florence, Italy.
In 1989 Kate moved to St. Kitts to join her husband Philip Walwyn. She painted prolifically and began selling her large fine art prints and home accessories line in Nevis, Antigua, St. Barths and St. Kitts.
Today, Kate concentrates on painting large commissioned works and her art scarf line. Additionally, she is working on an exciting project for Kitittian Hill, St. Kitts and maintains a changing exhibition of new original work at the Admirals Inn, Nelsons Dockyard Antigua.