Kat (They/Them) supports creative visions for artistic inquiries, public programs, community projects, institutional partnerships, and fundraising as the Development Manager for CounterPulse. Trataris received their M.F.A. degree from the San Francisco Art Institute and B.S. degree from San Diego State University. They co-founded Art Handlxrs* and Unrestricted Funds as avenues to practice labor, racial, and social equity advocacy in the arts community. They are a practicing conceptual artist based in the Bay Area and use performance, installation, music and poetry to explore the physical and psychological boundaries used to govern our social behaviors. Trataris enjoys making ceramic objects, growing vegetables, baking vegan desserts, and dancing with friends at queer bars.