Katherine Kerr Allen was born in Brainerd, Minnesota and raised in Oklahoma. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a BFA in Graphic Design & Illustration and received her MFA degree from Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
She is a full time studio artist, with studios in Oklahoma and Minnesota.
Katherine’s work is held in museum, private and corporate collections. It has been exhibited Nationally and Internationally in venues including: Stanford University, Florida Atlantic University, University of South Florida, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, American Embassy, Belize, Taiwan National Living Center, Suzhou Art & Design Technology Institute, China, Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Columbus Museum of Art, Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Academy Art Museum at Easton, Maryland.