About Kate

Kate Curtis is a highly experienced award-winning art director, illustrator and painter with a career history encompassing senior creative positions in major Australian advertising agencies.

Not only has she been widening her focus to include graphic novels and children’s books, more recently her cartoons have appeared in the New Yorker magazine.

Kate was born in the United States, and grew up in Australia, New Zealand, Kenya and Ghana. She returned to Australia and has been living in Melbourne for some time.

Kate divides her time between a very old house in inner Melbourne and a very old house at Point Lonsdale.


13 Responses to “About Kate”

  1. thewayofthechiro at 6:30 am #

    Wow! Didn’t realize you did the drawings, they are really good, well done. Great blog!

    • cluestolife at 10:10 am #

      Thank you very much!

    • cluestolife at 4:45 pm #

      Thank you so much! I thought I replied to this…obviously I didn’t. It’s great to hear you like the drawings.

  2. thewayofthechiro at 12:13 pm #

    I just nominated your beautiful blog for The One Lovely Blog Award. Check it out here http://thewayofthechiro.wordpress.com/2012/12/07/643/

    • cluestolife at 12:28 pm #

      Thank you. I’ll read what I have to do and do it!

  3. Rebecca Fraser-Thill at 12:33 am #

    I nominated you for a Liebster Award. You can see my nomination post at http://careeravoidance101.com/2013/03/02/one-month-milestones/ Congrats!

  4. Dermot Barry at 11:46 pm #

    I’ve nominated you for a Liebster Award, please check the following post for details: https://brainspongeblog.com/2015/07/21/liebster/

    Oops, I see you’ve been nominated before. Oh well, I’m not going back now!

  5. Patrycja at 10:16 pm #

    Hi, I Organize a Twister Night and If it possible I would like to use one of your drawing on Facebook post.

    Please let me know if You agree πŸ™‚

    • cluestolife at 10:25 pm #

      Sure! Go ahead.

      • Patrycja at 10:57 pm #

        Thanks, great drawings! πŸ™‚


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