Kate Bingaman-Burt - Illustration & Inspiration

What's Your Story?

Kate Bingaman-Burt is an illustrator & educator. Her work orbits around the objects in our lives: the things we buy, the things we discard, and the collectivity and social interaction that can arise from cycles of consumption.

What do you love about your work?

I work in a variety ways. Every day is different...drawing for clients, drawing for myself, teaching at Portland State or leading a workshop at Outlet. Variety makes it interesting, but all of the activities are woven together to make up my life. I want my students to have the ability to sustain a life of creativity and I feel fortunate that I have been able to do this myself. 

What advice do you have for women pursuing a dream career?

Speak up. Have confidence in your voice and your ideas. I spent most of my 20s being afraid to use my voice and was pretty comfortable letting other people speak up instead. One of the things that I have enjoyed about getting older is that my voice is strong and getting stronger. I wish I had that feeling in my 20s, but I am sure happy that I have it now. 

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Follow For Inspiration:

Website: http://www.katebingamanburt.com
Studio/Workshop Space: https://www.outletpdx.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/katebingburt

Mary Blalock