About

Katherine is an accomplished mural artist and children's illustrator who specializes in illustrating endearing portraits of frogs, fish, birds, chameleons, bugs and other creatures. She is currently writing and illustrating her first children’s book. Her purpose with her work is to bring spontaneous smiles to adults and children around the globe. Her vision is to be awarded a Ted Foundation Artist Grant or a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, which will provide the funding for her to provide artwork to communities, health clinics and nonprofit organizations in need of artwork, which makes people happy. Contact: poetryfrogillustrations@gmail.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katherineataylor

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Awards

Finalist OC Fair Profession Division Digital Art Competition - 2015 Grant recipient Central Valley Children’s Hospital and Stanford Children’s Hospital - 2014 Selected cover artist Boulevard Magazine - Simi Valley, CA - 2009 Grant recipient Art in Public Places - City of Brea, CA (bus stop murals) - 2008 OC Register Newspaper “Bird Luv” Editors selection for Best Design Gift of Giving Competition- 2009

Affiliations

OC Fair Artist Presenter 2010 - present Aliso Viejo Library Instructor 2013 - present Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators OC Chapter 2008 - present

Experience & Education