Katie Gianni is a South Florida artist creating eye-catching, ornate paintings using various types of ink and acrylic mediums. Inspired by aboriginal and Art Nouveau styles, each one of her paintings are adorned with metallic gold, copper and/or silver ink, with intricate patterns and delicate lines in white. Her work focuses on local and exotic wildlife, as well as colorful abstract pieces. You can view Katie’s portfolio, or find available art for purchase in her online shop.
Katie developed a passion for ink and printing while studying lithography and wood block in college. She graduated from Stockton University of New Jersey with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Visual Arts and Printmaking. After moving to Florida in 2015, she began experimenting with India ink to mimic block print styles and designs; incorporating metallics to embellish the subjects silhouette and features.
Katie has a private art studio within the walls of her home that she shares with her husband Bob and a golden retriever named Mako. When she’s not in the studio, you can find her working at The Gilt Complex in downtown Stuart, FL - specializing in custom framing and art restoration. Katie is also very active in the local arts community, serving on the 2019 mARTies Committee, the Martin Artisans Guild, and a few others groups. You can get to know Katie and learn more about her art by visiting her blog and following her on Instagram and Facebook.