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Katie McConnachie
ARTIST ILLUSTRATOR

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Katie McConnachie now resides on the Island of Antigua, in the West Indies. She began her career painting Special Effects for cartoons for Hanna Barbera Productions in Los Angeles, California. Katie's delightful wildlife illustrations utilize Pen & Ink, Acrylic paintings, Prismacolor pencil and Air Brush techniques, won her Best in Show at the Antiguan Artists Society Annual Exhibition. She entered the Island Arts competition. The largest competition of it's kind held in the Caribbean for 35 years and received International Awards for Best Other Media, Best Technique and was a runner up for the Supreme Award for Excellence. Her resume includes: opening a number of Art Galleries with her Originals and Prints, Children's book Illustrator, Antigua's Postage Stamp creator and commercial and residential Muralist with works all over the world. Katie's favorite medium in Prismacolor pencils, which afford her drawings an incredible amount of detail work. She also works a great deal in Acrylic paints. Her subject matter spans from her Pet Portraits of Birds, Cats, Dogs, etc. to Native Island and underwater wildlife.



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 She was lead artist on the Wyland Marine Mural on the island of Grenada. The project was funded by the WSPA (World Society for the Protection of Animals) under the auspices of ABITPC (Antigua Barbuda Independent Tourism Promotion Corporation) headed by Martha Watkins Gilkes, in conjunction with two Grenadian organizations. The Grenada Fund for Conservation Inc. (GFC) and YWF Kido Foundation Inc., which have long history to raise public awareness and promote conservation of both local and Trans-boundary natural resources. 

In 2013 she was inducted into the Ocean Artist's Society.

 
Artwork available at Fig Tree Studio, Art at the Ridge and Hideout Restaurant in Antigua
 
 

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