About Kate:

Kate Aoki is an architect and Head of Exhibition Design at the Dallas Museum of Art. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Textile Design from the Rhode Island School of Design and a Master’s in Architecture from the University of Texas at Arlington. She started her career working for the Dallas Museum of Art, and later embarked on an architecture career path, working for firms such as Good, Fulton & Farrell; Morrison Dilworth + Walls; JHP Architecture / Urban Design; and most recently as Senior Associate at DSGN, which was awarded the 2020 Architecture Firm Award from the Texas Society of Architects.

Kate has served on several art and architectural committees, as well as studio and design award juries. She serves on the Board of the Dallas Architecture Forum and the Executive Committee of the Dallas chapter of the AIA. Her husband, Brent Mitchell, is Head of Collections and Exhibitions at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and they live with their feisty 7-year-old son, Holden, in Dallas.



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