Kathryn is an experienced graphic artist living in Des Moines, Iowa. She has designed for national magazines as well as university and college marketing and communications programs.

Her design work has been included in such titles as Traditional Home, Country Home, Diabetic Living, Midwest Living, Renovation Style and Country Gardens. In addition to magazine design, she has designed logos, brochures, annual reports, cookbooks, posters and projects for BHG.com.

She loves to illustrate for children's projects as well as paint pet portraits. Garden plans and interior scenes are also among the assignments posted on this site. She loves to solve problems and invite the reader in, young and old(er) audiences!

Children's projects have included books for Sasquach Books, Harcourt Press, Peaceable Kingdom Press, Cricket Magazine and Magination Press.

10% of the pet portrait profits goes to Autism Speaks.

Kathryn also has a passion for bringing art into the lives of those individuals with intellectual disabilities. She works with a group of these wonderful artists in a six week class every fall in her studio. Look for a future link to some of these creations by these fine artists.