Professor Catterall graduated, with honors, with a B.A. in Design in 1989, from the Glasgow School of Art; recieving her Masters in Design (multidisciplinary: theory and practice) from G.S.A. in 1992. Catterall established the design company Shark and has worked and shown extensively as a furniture and product designer and sculptor. Her work has been exhibitied at the New York International Furniture Fair, the Whitney Museum's Store, the Orlandon Museum of Art and at "SIT", a biennial seating exhibition at the Business Design Centre in London. Professor Catterall is a member of the Chartered Society of Designers (London) and designed their showcase exhibit for the "New Designers" show in 1993. She recently established the design firm Furniture Interior Design Office in Austin, Texas. Catterall has written an article for CAA Art Journal about "WARP", the experimental foundation program at the University of Florida, which she co-created and developed. She also presented a paper on further ideas for radical interventions in the teaching of art foundations to the Foundations in Art: Theory & Education Conference. She will be presenting a paper on furniture, interiors and architecture to the First International Furniture Congress in Istanbul this Fall and is in the process of negotiating a book contract.