Katie packs her vibrant universal images with radiance, joy and color. In today’s hi-tech, information loaded world, her images achieve a profound, emotional connection with the viewer. Some of her favorite themes are world peace, the holidays, spirituality, wellness, personal growth & transformation, learning, love, healing, and the joy found in simplicity. Katie’s images are inspirational and have been extremely successful helping to raise funds for many charitable causes and organizations. Her inspiring and powerful images have also been widely published around the globe in many different markets including greeting cards, gift cards and packaging, book, magazine and CD covers, posters, stamps, and for advertising and corporate use. A new market for Katie is the pharmaceutical industry where there is a growing trend of combining medical breakthroughs with the human element of hope and healing. Katie also works as a therapeutic art facilitator at Mountainside Treatment Center where she gives workshops for clients, using art and mindfulness to create pathways to greater self- awareness, healing and recovery from addiction.
- 4c For Charity
- American Lawyer Media
- American Lung Association
- Bookmarks Magazine
- Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids
- Dana Farber Cancer Institute
- Good Cause Greetings
- Kensington Books
- Kurt S. Adler
- Land's End
- Publications International
- U.S. Department of State
Q & A
Who are some of your favorite illustrators & influences?
Elisa Kleven, Simona Mulazzani, Jane Ray, and David Dean. I am attracted to their use of color, and freedom of imagination. Beautiful color and creating work with a hopeful or uplifting feeling has always been what I strive to create.
What are some high points in your career?
1) Finding out in 2004 that American Lung Association had purchased 5 of my illustrations and that I was the Christmas Seal artist that year
2) Being commissioned to illustrate the Land’s End gift card and gift box 2007
3) Creating many covers for Bookmarks magazine
4) Being hired to lead a therapeutic art/mindfulness workshop for all the staff at the Norman Rockwell Museum in 2018
What would be a future dream job for you?
To create and lead a therapeutic/healing art workshop for people in recovery on a cruise to Hawaii!