Authors & Illustrators

Kathi Ember – Illustrator

Kathi Ember – Illustrator

Kathi Ember lives with one man, four sheep and numerous cats in an old stone farmhouse just outside Kutztown , Pennsylvania. Kathi has been an illustrator for over 30 years with a focus on children’s illustration for the past twenty.

She has been drawing ever since she could hold a pencil and knew from a very young age that art was her passion. After graduating with a BFA from Kutztown University in 1976, she eventually figured out that she was meant to be an illustrator. Her love of animals, sense of humor and whimsy and a penchant for storytelling all came together and in one quick moment she realized…THIS IS IT…this is what I am supposed to be doing! And so, she sits at her desk everyday, living in a fantasy world and watching little anthropomorphic animals come to life…and…life is good.