Katie Short is a Chicago-based artist, working in sculpture. She is maker but often uses destruction as a means to create. Her sculptures range from purely fabricated objects to displaced found objects and detritus. In 2008 she participated in the AICAD New York Studio Program. She graduated with high honors, in 2009, from College For Creative Studies, in Detroit, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture. She received a Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and was awarded the Edward L. Ryerson Fellowship grant in 2012. She is currently living in Oak Park, Illinois.