Cath Brunner

Director of Pubic Art
Seattle, Washington

Cath Brunner brings over 25 years of experience as a built environment innovator. She is a strong advocate for the economic, social and environmental benefits of public art. As part of an outstanding cultural development team at 4Culture, Cath creates meaningful opportunities for artists to affect public policy, stimulate public debate and conversation, influence public resource management and shape the design of the public realm.

In addition to managing King County’s public art investments, 4Culture maintains a consulting practice with government agencies and private developers. Cath specializes in art planning and management of large-scale integrated projects such as Harborview Medical Center, Brightwater, terminal expansions at SeaTac Airport, and 2010 Olympics waterfront developments in Vancouver and Richmond, BC. She lectures on best practices and currently leads an online workshop Managing for Success in Public Art as part of UBC Continuing Studies in Cultural Planning and Development.