About the Artist

Kate Billings is a mid-west transplant to the South and has had the heart of an artist most of her life. After graduating high school in 1986, she was accepted into Southern Illinois University's College of Technical Careers Commercial Graphic Design Program, one of the best in the country at that time, graduating in 1989. Being drawn in a different direction, she returned to college earning a degree in Emergency Health Sciences as a Nationally Registered Paramedic from The College of Health Sciences in Roanoke Virginia in 1995. After career and family, she rediscovered her passion for painting in 2015 and began a professional career as a commission artist shortly thereafter. She specializes in watercolor but has also worked in acrylic and mixed media. You can also view her work on Facebook and on Instagram.