I was born in Los Angeles in 1975. I have a B.A. in Art from U.C. Berkeley, and a M.F.A. in Painting from Claremont Graduate University in 2000. I teach Drawing, Painting, and Art Appreciation at 2 colleges, and I am also a substitute teacher for Los Angeles Unified School district. I have been showing my paintings in group, solo and juried shows shows since 2001. I have recently started doing public art projects. I have painted 2 Utility boxes for the City of Los Angeles, 1 Utility box for the City of Palms, 1 Utility box for the City of Azusa, and 3 flower pots for the City of Tustin. My website is www.KatieMcGuireArtwork.weebly.com.