Catie Burrill is an artist and arts administrator, with a background in culinary arts and the entertainment industry. She is most influenced by her time traveling with a traditional three-ring circus as a private chef. She has worked in nearly every major & minor city in the U.S. and internationally in Tuscany, Italy. Burrill holds her BFA degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she received numerous awards in support of her work, including the Distinguished Merit and Chicago Fund Scholarships, and most recently, the Roads Scholarship for Research Travel which she used to tour vernacular artist built environments in the Midwest.