Kate Pfeiffer graduated with a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2008, and an MA in Art Therapy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2012. Kate’s work has been shown nationally and internationally and has been featured in several publications, including Empty Magazine and The Semi-Permanent Book. Her work has received national recognition, including a Bronze Award from the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles in 2011.

Kate was born in Wisconsin and currently lives and makes art in Illinois. In addition to painting, she currently works as an art therapist a Chicago-area Children's hospital, where she encourages art-making as a tool for exploration, expression, and healing with children and families. When she’s not painting or working, Kate enjoys biking, napping, and eating tomatoes. Kate also has an affinity for dry humor, loves animals, and falls asleep almost instantly on planes.

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photo of Kate Pfeiffer