Katie Wagner s a Chicago based illustrator, designer and creator of City Rat Art. Her work has been heavily influenced by the surf art of Drew Brophy and bright, bold illustrations created by Alex Pardee. While studying illustration at Columbia College Chicago, her style has been become focused on precise, detailed line work. Wagner was hired by Step Logic to participate in live painting with T-Mobiles Artist Unleashed team at the Color Run Chicago, 2015. Her work titled, "Gum-Drop" was featured in the Weather exhibit at the C33 Gallery in Chicago. She currently works under contemporary artist Allen Vandever and remains active in the Chicago art community.