Katerina has joined Waterhouse & Dodd as the junior member of the New York team, having most recently worked as an auction house specialist. She was born and raised in Kiev, Ukraine, where she studied Art History, Design and Studio Art. After beginning a career in the field of interior design, Katerina directed her focus to art sales upon relocating to New York in 2011. She started at a gallery, managing a notable collection of important Modern and Contemporary art. Katerina then accepted a position at Shapiro Auctions where she worked for four years, specializing in Eastern European Fine and Decorative Art, while extending her knowledge in art valuation, appraisals, cataloguing and research. Katerina speaks Russian, Ukrainian and German.