Katie Bennett is a freelance illustrator and print maker, currently living and working in Birmingham.
Katie works to a personal brief focused around children’s narrative and story telling. Wanting to juxtapose fighting and wrestling, an extreme and super aggressive sport, with whimsical design and fun characters to create a story which was sweet, silly and fun. From doing so, she’s produced imagery related to the sport of Mexican wrestling in her jaunt from ideation to story.
Katie is completing her final year BSc (Hons) in Visual Communication – Illustration at Birmingham City University. Spending alot of her time in Urban Coffee Church St, Katie’s graduation show runs from the 11th – 16th June, with her work on display in Urban until July.
Having also recently featured in an exhibition, “Weird and Wonderful” and have completed a commissioned series of illustrations for a book, we’re excited to have her work on display so please come and have a look!