“The real difficulty is to overcome how

" On canvas, my figures are exposed in an explicitly vulnerable state, in a way to embrace their true raw selves. Reflecting on life and death, I try to finding the beauty in both."


Katie is an interdisciplinary artist who enjoys working with the human figure in an array of different mediums. Forth generation Spearfish grown, Katie is very familiar with her community. For the last five years, she has been actively developing her own artistic style and narrative along side participating in many exhibits, a collaboration on a community mural, painting the Lookout Tunnels under I90, performing in theatre, and even a study abroad program in Iceland in a photo excursion.