KATIE SEVIGNY was born in East Chicago, IL. She studied art at the Chicago Art Institute and the Academy of Art in Chicago.
Katie moved to Haines, Alaska in 1994 as a young adult in search of a better life. She met her husband, Craig, in 1997. Together they moved to Anchorage in 2000, married and now have three children. Her work has evolved from oil realism to whimsical, colorful, happy art. She attributes her art evolution to her children who inspire her daily. Katie owns two art galleries; one in downtown Anchorage, the other in downtown Skagway.