Name

Katie Better

About

█ Katie is a native of Maryland and has been working in games since 2011 and chalking since 2012. She currently lives in New York. She is inspired by animation, wildlife, art history and public art. She's well-versed in illustration, character animation and motion capture.
When not creating art Katie enjoys a good book, traveling to eat and snuggling her pet bird, Rex!

"Take chances, make mistakes, and GET MESSY!"

█ 2017 Tentative Chalking Schedule
May
- Ridgefield Spring Stroll, Ridgefield, CT
- East End Arts Community Mosaic, Riverhead,
NY

July
- Elmira Street Painting Festival, Elmira, NY
- Sweet Chalk Fest, Lockport, NY
- Art With a Heart's Shop n' Bop, Baltimore, MD
August
- Chalkfest Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
September
- Arts Below Sunrise, Hewlett-Woodmere, NY
- Little Italy Baltimore Madonnari Arts Festival, Baltimore, MD
October
- Marietta Chalktoberfest, Marietta, GA

May through October
Arts in the Plaza at Long Beach Town Hall, Every Saturday 10a-4p (weather & schedule permitting).

Experience

Senior Motion Capture Animator
Rockstar Games, New York, NY
2016 – Present
Motion Capture Animator
Rockstar Games, New York, NY
2014 – 2016
2D/3D Animator
Artix Entertainment, Lutz, FL
2011 – 2014
Admin Assistant
Travel Channel, Chevy Chase, MD
2008 – 2010

Education

Certificate in Advanced Studies in Character Animation
AnimationMentor, Emeryville, CA
2010 – 2012
Certificate, Short Form Video Production
Travel Channel Academy, Chevy Chase, MD
2008 – 2009
BA Imaging & Digital Arts
University of Maryland Baltimore County, Catonsville, MD
2004 – 2008

Exhibitions

2016
Together Breakfast – A Steven Universe Zine at Online/Published
2016
CrabZine at Online
2015
Birb Zine at SPX
2006
siteMaryland 2006 at Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Specialties

  • Animation
  • Illustration
  • Digital Painting
  • Motion Capture
  • Chalk
  • Street Painting
  • Community Art

Skills

  • Photoshop
  • Flash
  • 3DSMax
  • Maya
  • MotionBuilder
  • Unity

Location

New York, NY