The girl behind (or under) the cat
Hi, I'm Karina! And I'm usually under a cat
Currently based in Tennessee, born in London
Your art mediums and special techniques, when adding dates say since (year)
Inspiration and what you are passionate about
Your biggest achievements. This can be awards, high profile clients you’ve worked for, or gallery shows
should read as if someone else is writing the bio about you. Someone who is passionate about your work. You are an artist, no matter how often you make art or how much you make from it.
f you have quirky, playful style of work, let that show in the words you chose, however, be careful not to let it sound too unprofessional.
Website: 100-150 words. Anything longer and you’ll tend to lose your fans. With this expanded version, let your personality show. Add a few extra sentences about your inspiration and process.
Be sure to answer the number one question people ask you about your work! From process to inspiration, usually there is a common question that your work will elicit. That will get you on the right track to engage your customers and help them emotionally connect with your work. why you started making your work and what keeps you inspired. Listen back and take the highlights!
Trim it down and proof read. Focus on grammar and tone. Is it professional yet approachable? Is everything in there useful and necessary? And the final test–does your artist bio feel like you?
brit living in Tennessee
born in London, England. She attended Spelthorne College & studied art, sculpture & photography. She then continued on to Berkshire College of Art & Design. Her first job was at St. Peter's Hospital as Assistant Medical Illustrator & Photographer. Following that she worked at Austin Marketing producing high-end brochures. She moved to New York in 2000
where she worked for Everett Studios and their various clients including Heineken, Pepsi and Gerber... Ooooh! In 2004 she relocated with her husband to Tennessee where she has been happily crafting away ever since & has finally stopped referring to herself in the third person... mostly
mom, wife, cat whisperer, crafter, knitter, graphic designer, illustrator, photographer, baker of deliciousnesses, giver of gifts and general messer-upper of clean, tidy surfaces (sorry hubby) and right now she's wondering why she is referring to herself in the 3rd person? Hee hee