Kate Gardiner


BFA Student

Major: Illustration

Graduation Year: 2020


Kate Gardiner is a New England illustrator. She finds herself often inspired by quiet scenes of nature, finding beauty in moments of rest. She aims to capture the calm of these moments through her illustrations. She received her BFA in illustration at Maine College of Art & Design in 2020. Kate is currently working on illustrating her first picture book, which is forthcoming from HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray. Publication is scheduled for fall 2023. She is represented by Steven Malk of Writers House Literary Agency and is an advisory board member to the Illustration Institute.
Website: kategardinerillustration.com
Instagram: @kategardinerillustration