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About Katie Payne

KATIE PAYNE is a digital painter who makes work all about color and fantastical imagery. Her work can be found in a wide variety of media, including children's books, product designs, book covers, magazines, board games, and apps. She has recently published two children’s books titled "The Wizard’s Workshop“ and “Guess Who’s in the Book of Mormon“ with more on the way, and is currently in production as the lead artist on a project for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Her work has been recognized in annual competition publications like Spectrum. She studied at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and Design in Washington DC for two years before finally transferring to Brigham Young University and obtaining her BFA in illustration. After living in New York City for four years, she now resides in Bountiful, Utah with her husband Andrew Payne.