Daughter Earth

illustration for the wild by Katy Tanis

Katy Tanis grew up in Northern New Jersey. She studied fine arts and computer science at Carnegie Mellon University, and started her illustration career in fashion working with sixties icon Betsy Johnson. She now designs graphics and textiles for boutique children's brand Tea Collection. Katy has traveled the world to meet artisans, work with endangered animals and gather inspiration. Katy has created artwork for many non-profit conservation organizations including Sabah Wildlife Department, Red Panda Network, Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica and Friend of the Sea Otter. Katy is a proud member of the talented Forest Foundry Art Collective


If you want to work with Katy email her at:

katy <at> daughterearth <dot> com

For children's book illustration inquiries, please contact her agent, Lara Perkins: 


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