Kate O'Hara is a freelance illustrator currently based in Reno, Nevada. She received a BFA in Illustration from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, in 2014. Her work combines intricate nature drawings with decorative hand-lettering and rich color schemes. When she's not illustrating she's usually outside exploring with her dog Ned.
Feel free to contact about project availability, licensing patterns, or to say hello!
Cirque Du Soleil, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Scholastic, Brandever Strategy, Paramount and Protozoa Pictures, Pacific Life Insurance, Storey Publishing, Middlebury Magazine, Crabtree & Evelyn, Timber Press, Amber Lotus Publishing, Hasbro Toys, Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, Macmillan Publishing, Texas Monthly, La Colombe Coffee Roasters, Aramark Education, University of Nevada, Reno News & Review and Popshot Magazine.
Kate has shown in galleries including: Light Grey Art Lab, Antler Gallery, Talon Gallery, WowxWow, Gallery Nucleus Portland, and Lasting Dose Gallery.
Lasting Dose Group Show with Mike Curatello, Lisa Kurt and Ron Rash
Opening September 7th, 2018
Beyond the Untold, Wow X Wow Online Gallery
Opening October 5th, 2018
Awards and Recognition
Society of Illustrators 58
3x3 Illustration Annual 12, Distinguished Merit
Society of Illustrator's Student Competition 2013, 2015
Society of Illustrators Los Angeles, Illustration West 53
Creative Quarterly Student Portfolio Winner, Issue 37
2014 William H. Ely Thesis Exhibition, First Place