21 Under 31 | Katie Whipple

New York based still-life painter

Katie Whipple, Katie’s Biscuits, oil still-life painting

Katie Whipple, Katie’s Biscuits, oil, 16 x 22.

Art Education: I am currently in my fourth and final year at the Grand Central Academy of Art in New York City.
Style: Naturalism.
Creative Spark: Being a human being and trying to figure out what that means. Joy.
Second-Choice Career: I really love to bake. I would love to go to culinary school and become a pastry chef.
Best Advice Received: Don’t have a back-up plan. You can’t have anything to fall back on. You don’t find yourself; you stay with yourself. You should look up an artist named Jacob Collins.
One Thing Most People Don’t Know About You: I have a third-degree brown belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Biggest Fear: I am terrified of fishing hooks.
Pet Peeve: Trying to work on my website or deal with any kind of technology. It is a mystery to me.
Future Goals: To paint, to have children, and to be happy.
Price Range: $500 to $2,500.


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