Katie earned a Master of Arts Honors degree in German and History of Art from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. She grew up in Munich, Germany and Moscow, Russia. She has worked in art galleries in Edinburgh, Scotland and Nashville, TN. She has taught art outreach at the Frist Center for Visual Arts (Nashville, TN) and the Dixon Gallery and Gardens (Memphis, TN) as well as elementary school art in Memphis. Her focus is on portraits and abstract work. She is said to have the vision to see the invisible, and many reflections can be seen in her work. She resides in Memphis with her husband and four boys.