Katherine Spara, PhD, P.E.

Graphic Designer and Scenic Artist

Katherine is a licensed structural engineer and internationally award-winning portrait photographer. With a multitude of interests, her main passion is empowering women. Katherine was named by the Colorado Springs Business Journal as a 2018 Woman of Influence for the impact she has made in the local community. Katherine is a former professional ballet dancer and 12+ year Air Force veteran. She has her PhD in Structural Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, MS in Civil Engineering from University of California, Berkeley, and BS in Civil Engineering from University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Katherine is partial to her mini goldendoodle, live music and all fabrics flowy & ethereal. Her greatest joy is her two daughters.

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Photographers featured on this site:

Miller Adam, David Black, Bill Buckman, Brian Clifford/ Clifford Creative Group, Tom Darnell/ Clifford Creative Group, Laura Gohl, Donna Lorrig, Lam Ha, Ted Mehl/ A Better Image Photography, Peter Strand, TMDexter Photography, Martha Wirth, Joel Hawkins, Katherine Marie Photography, Kayla Coburn, William J Meyer Photography

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