Katie studied for an MA in Illustration at the Arts University at Bournemouth, where she also did her BA. Katie has been a lecturer at AUB since 2013, first as a visiting tutor and since 2015 as an Associate Lecturer. As well as teaching within Further Education, she has taught on a range of short courses and has experience in running workshops in primary schools.
Katie’s own work is primarily created for the child audience, but she also produces decorative work for both prints and products. In 2016 Katie was longlisted for the Folio Society and House of Illustration Competition, and in 2017 shortlisted for the Batsford Prize. In August 2018, her first picture book will be published.