Katie Van Horne is a celebrated painter of both her native California landscape and the human form. Katie is most known, however, for painting portraits. Her commissions range from drawings of infants and children, to doing formal sittings of heads of institutions. She has also done a number of personal, informal and reflective compositions of her clients and their children. Her talent in capturing character extends to animals as well; Katie has done a number of portraits of beloved family dogs and horses.