Katie McConnachie is from Los Angeles, California and now resides on the Island of Antigua in the West Indies. She began her artistic career painting special effects for Hanna Barbera Productions before moving to the Island. She left California in 1985 to "Go Sailing" and settled in Antigua. She started a Graphic Design Studio supplying graphic design facilities for the local businesses and yachting community. Katie's delightful wildlife illustrations utilize Ebony pencil, pen & ink, Acrylic paintings, Prismacolor pencil and Airbrush. 

Her resume includes opening a number of Art Galleries with her originals and prints, Children's book Illustrator, Antiguan Postage Stamp creator and residential Muralist with works all over the world. Her favorite medium is Prismacolor pencils which afford her drawings an incredible amount of detail in her work. She also workds a great deal in acrylic paints. Her subject matter spans from her pet portraits of dogs, cats, birds, etc to Native Island and Underwater Wildlife.