Katherine Knight is recognized for her landscape based photographic works and documentary films on art and culture.
In 2000, Knight received the Duke and Duchess of York Prize from the Canada Council recognizing excellence in Photography. In 2006, Knight founded Site Media Inc, to create films on artists and creative process in relation to experiences of place. Site Media’s award winning films have played worldwide through festivals, television broadcast and post secondary distribution. Knight’s photographic works are held in many public and corporate collections including the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Museum London, Department of Foreign Affairs, Banff Centre for the Arts and The Canada Council Art Bank.
In conjunction with her art practice, Knight has held administrative posts as the Visual Arts Award Officer at the Canada Council from 1989-91 and as Dean of Fine Arts at Ontario College of Art and Design 1996-2000. Since 2000, Knight has taught in the Visual Art Department at York University where she is recognized for her innovative approach to blended learning.