Katelin Walczyk lives and works in Talkeetna, Alaska. Here, her art is deeply influenced by local plants, the rugged environment, and the desire to understand resources intimately. Some examples of these inspirations include rainwater collection, processing and building with local beetle-killed white spruce, and wildlife harvesting. After earning a Bachelors Degree in Fine Art at the University of Wisconsin Stout in 2013, she continues to study drawing, photography, and the unifying qualities of each medium. Katelin has also shown work at Anchorage Museum, Fairbanks Arts Association, and the Rhode Island Watercolor Society. She recently published a children’s book entitled Take a Little Walk about the sensory experiences of hiking Alaska’s alpine backcountry.