Children's Fiction & Non-Fiction

Katie Mai

Agent: Lorna Hemingway

Katie Mai is an Illustrator based in Philadelphia, PA. After graduating from Rutgers University in 2021 with degrees in Visual Arts and Psychology, she started working in insurance marketing for two years before quickly realizing her passion lies in illustrating.

Now a full-time artist, Katie can be found in her home studio making playful, whimsical illustrations for all to enjoy. Her work blends both digital and traditional mediums, her favorite being gouache and colored pencil.

When she’s not illustrating, Katie can be found behind the camera making Youtube videos about her art journey, creating ceramics at the local studio, or relaxing at home with her favorite book.

An Excerpt from 5-Year-Old Katie’s Diary

“I have a dream that I can be an artist when I grow up. I’ll be delighted to do that. I’ll be very very delighted. Now may I show you?” – Katie Mai, 2005

Katie is currently working on her portfolio.