Writer, Designer and general SNOBB
Karethe lives in Ronda, Andalucía, where she writes stories and articles, hikes mountains, restores farm furniture and helps neighbourhood kids with their English homework. She is presently completing a book about her Andalusian adventures, to be released in the fall of 2018.
Originally from Norway, she has a Master of Fine Arts in b0th Creative Writing and Film Production from University of British Columbia and a Graduate Diploma in Communication Studies from Concordia University. She is an award-winning film writer/director (offkey, Semaine de la Critique, Cannes Film Festival 1994) and has more than a decade of experience as art director and production designer for film, TV and advertising. (View list of productions, photos + videos.)
Karethe was the founder of the art exhibit i am grateful in Vancouver, BC. In 2005, she co-founded Art for AIDS Orphans, organizing international art auctions and raising funds for AIDS orphans for the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund. Between 2008-2012 she worked as Public Engagement Coordinator for the Canadian Network for International Surgery, creating information material, organizing events, writing web content, and recruiting and coordinating more than 300 volunteers. In Spain, Karethe was the founder of the environmental campaign Ronda Limpia in 2013.