Kate Burgau is an artist and illustrator who’s intricate style is greatly influenced by flora and fauna, surrealism, and the cycles within the natural world . Kate grew up as a military child who has lived on both coasts, but has spent the majority of her time in the Northern Midwest. She spent her earliest years in a remote area of the Upper Peninsula which kindled a love for exploring outdoors. She received a BFA in Illustration from Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin in 2002 and has since lived in Washington, Arizona, and Minnesota. She is currently residing and creating in the beautiful state of Maine where she spends as much time as possible caring for her plants, learning about animals and heading into the woods on foot or bike.