Artist Katie Reim starts each painting by letting the contours of a map lead her towards a composition. She alters the colors of the map to fit the mood of the place, then paints on top with acrylic and finish the details with meticulous pen and ink. She aims to capture the connection people feel towards their favorite wild places.
“After earning a degree in illustration, I bounced around between many mediums and crafts. My intense love for wilderness and painting naturally pulled me towards this latest body of work, of which I am most connected to and satisfied with.”
We love having Katie's beautiful artwork in our displays. The Bend Store also carries her cards, bandanas and stickers.