Dr. Katherine de Vos Devine is a lawyer, art historian, and nonprofit leader.
As Cauldron’s founder, Katherine helps creatives of all kinds develop legal and financial literacy, with special emphasis on intellectual property protection, dispute resolution, and career planning. She also works with arts institutions in transition to improve their operations, policies, and employee relations through values-based leadership and equitable strategies.
Katherine is currently the interim executive director at The North Carolina Glass Center. She previously served as executive director of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. At Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft LLP, she assisted more than one hundred public charities and private foundations with the processes of organization, incorporation, and tax exemption. While pursuing her doctorate, Katherine worked with the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University on traditional and digital curatorial projects for temporary exhibitions and the permanent collection. She has spoken widely about intellectual property, artists’ rights, art institutions, and art markets at venues including Harvard’s metaLab, the North Carolina Museum of Art, Art Basel, and Art Papers Salon.