Caitlyn McLaughlin (aka Cate) is an artist and educator who challenges the nature of textiles in contemporary art. Through mostly quilting and object making, she makes work about personal space, comfort, labor. She received her MFA from New York University, and her BFA from School of Visual Arts. She has taught as adjunct faculty at New York University, and also currently teaches classes at Textile Arts Center in Gowanus, Brooklyn. She lives and maintains her studio practice in Brooklyn, New York.