KATIE MINYARD (b.1987) is a Colorado based interdisciplinary artist in painting and installation work. She graduated from Louisiana Tech University in November 2016 with a BFA in Studio Art, emphasis in painting and drawing.
Having grown up in Louisiana, Katie is heavily influenced by southern glamour and Mardi Gras culture. Her interests in the complexities of female sexuality, pleasure, and fantasy comes through a material exploration of paint and light reflective materials such as glitter and sequins. Through combining a hyper feminine aesthetic influenced by her own matriarchal lineage, kitsch love hotels and Valentines with the idea of fantastical ideas pleasure, she is able to visually express a high sensory ideal of female pleasure.
Katie is a mother of two girls and is currently a Studio Practice Masters of Fine Arts candidate at the University of Colorado Boulder in Painting and Drawing.