Katharine Woodman-Maynard is a freelance graphic designer, illustrator, and animator. She specializes in graphic design, branding, and logo design for startups looking to create a unique and professional brand identity.
During her career as a designer and animator, she has done work for clients such as Capital One, Novartis, TOMS shoes, and Z-Health. She's also worked with many innovative startups including Laughable, Angel Invest Boston, SunSprite, and MEO.
Katharine is working on a YA graphic novel which takes place in a world inspired by Norse mythology. She is both the artist and writer of the 372-page novel which is illustrated in the style of woodcuts. You can read more about it here.
She sells her art on greeting cards and prints on Etsy under the name Maywood Art. She has a line of folk art inspired letterpress cards with the esteemed Saturn Press that are sold in hundreds of stores internationally, including at Paper Source and the Metropolitan Museum of Art store. She has also done custom illustrating for Fallingwater's museum store.
She lived for five years in San Francisco where she was co-creator of the animated web-series and comic Post-Nup which has over 300,000 views on YouTube and appeared in film festivals internationally. She also worked as a designer for Oakland-based Monsoon Company.
Katharine attended Harvard University where she studied animation and received the prestigious Albert Alcalay award for her studio art work. She graduated magna cum laude with highest honors, and was captain of the lightweight varsity crew team, a sport she still loves to do.
Katharine is an avid trail runner and nordic skier which is one of the reasons she moved from Bay Area to Concord, New Hampshire where she now lives with her husband.