K a t i e   H u t c h i s o n

E d u c a t i o n

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence , RI

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Architecture (May 1992)

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

  • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature (May 1987)

Groton School, Groton, MA

  • Cum laude (June 1983)

L i c e n s u r e

Registered Architect, Commonwealth of Massachusetts (August 2001-present)

A r c h i t e c t u r a l  E x p e r i e n c e

Katie Hutchison Studio (originally named Earthlight Design in Salem, MA), Warren, RI, Owner (Sept. 2002-present)

  • Multidisciplinary studio that provides architectural services, home design commentary, and photography available by commission

Siemasko + Verbridge, Inc., Beverly, MA, Project Manager (July 1999-July 2002)

Office of Erling Falck, Architects, Marblehead, MA, Project Manager (June 1998-June 1999)

Mark Hutker & Associates, Architects, Vineyard Haven on Martha’s Vineyard, MA, Project Manager (Oct. 1996-March 1998)

Ferguson, Murray & Shamamian Architects, New York, NY, Project Manager (July 1995-Oct. 1996)

William L. Burgin Architects, Newport, RI, Consultant (June 1994-April, 1995)

William Rawn Associates, Boston, MA, Consultant (April-June 1994)

Benefit Street Design, Providence, RI, Designer (June 1992-Jan. 1994)

Robert A.M. Stern Architects, New York , NY, Publicity Consultant (Oct.-Dec. 1988)

W r i t i n g  E x p e r i e n c e

Fine Homebuilding

  • Wrote and illustrated “Drawing Board” design columns: (February/March 2014), (November 2013), (spring/summer 2012 HOUSES annual issue), (August/September 2011), (April/May 2011), (December 2010/January 2011), (August/September 2010), (February/March 2010), (October/November 2009), (October/November 2008), (December 2007/January 2008), (June/July 2007), and (spring/summer 2007 HOUSES annual issue)

Old-House Journal

  • Wrote a feature: "First, do no harm," about the energy retrofit of the Lyman Estate in Waltham, Mass. (May 2013)

Cape Cod & Islands HOME

  • Wrote a feature: "Up-island Sophistication," about a new home on Martha's Vineyard which Katie Hutchison Studio designed with Geoffrey Koper Architect (Autumn 2009)

Cottage Living

  • Wrote a “Hidden Potential” story featuring a project designed by Katie Hutchison (September 2006)


  • Wrote a home design article: “Shaker Style” (November 2005)

Boston Globe

  • Wrote a “One Strong Opinion” column (April 2005)

The Journal of Light Construction

  • Wrote and illustrated design columns as a Contributing Editor (fall 2003 – spring 2007)

US Magazine, New York, NY, Editorial Assistant (Oct 1987- Oct. 1988)

P h o t o g r a p h y  C o n t i n u i n g  E d u c a t i o n

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown , MA

  • Pinhole Photography with Marian Roth (summer workshop 2008)

New England School of Photography, Boston , MA

  • Creative Imaging (fall workshop 2004)
  • Black and white: Advanced Darkroom 1 (fall workshop 1999)
  • Black and white: Zone System (summer workshop 1999)

Boston Center for Adult Education, Boston , MA

  • Black and white: Open Darkroom (spring 2001)

Connecticut Graphic Arts Center, Norwalk , CT

  • Photo Polymer Etching (April 2002)
  • Xerox Matrix Workshop (Nov. 1998)
  • Polaroid Transfer Seminar (Sept. 1996)

Pratt School of Continuing Education, New York, NY (fall 1995)

  • Back and white composition and darkroom course

T e a c h i n g

Boston Architectural Center , Boston, MA (spring 2005-fall 2005)

  • Thesis Advisor for a Master of Architecture candidate