Over the course of her professional career, Kathleen Turaski has strengthened the brand image of a wide range of products and organizations. As president and creative director of Resonance, she continues to be a creative force, designing for print and interactive communications as well as managing her creative team.
Prior to co-founding Resonance Marketing in 2006, Kathleen served as creative director and senior designer for POV, an Atlanta-based creative services company. Over a six-year term, she designed corporate identity programs, annual reports, marketing materials and Web sites, as well as provided counsel to clients on how to present themselves more effectively.
It was during this time she served on the board of directors of the Atlanta chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), holding leadership positions in both programming and promotions. Her affiliation with AIGA spans 15 years.
In 2008, Appleton Coated paper named Kathleen to its national Design Council, which brings together top design professionals from across North America to explore issues and trends in design. She has judged their U360 national show for the past three years. Kathleen has served as an adjunct faculty member at Creative Circus, where she has taught Web design, typography, branding and design history. She continues to invest time in the education of emerging designers, both as teacher and frequent panelist in student competitions.
Earlier in her career, Kathleen worked for several years at Wise Marketing & Design, where she produced graphic design for print and Web. Her clients included Georgia-Pacific, for which she created design for educational outreach and environmental initiatives, as well as G-P’s Proterra paper brand.
Kathleen holds a master's degree in communication design from Central St. Martin's College, a division of the University of the Arts London, Europe's largest center for education in art, communication and design. She also earned a B.A. degree in graphic design from the University of Georgia.
Kathleen and her husband, Peter Hornsby, live in Atlanta’s Kirkwood community, where she serves on the steering committee for the East Side Greenway, a vision for a connected park system through multiple Atlanta neighborhoods. She also serves on the board of the East Lake Farmers Market.