Kat Houseman was born in Great Falls Montana. She fell in love with western and wildlife art while living in Charlie Russell Country. She Attended Montana State University and received her Bachelor in Fine Art with a focus on Painting in 2004. Her studies at the university focused primarily on contemporary and modern art. Both art worlds influence her current work. Kat moved to Bellingham WA In 2006. She works from a home studio primarily in oil and specializes in wildlife and avian portraiture. Her work can be found in various galleries in Montana as well as Wyoming and Washington including Frame of Reference in Whitefish Montana, 4 Ravens Gallery in Missoula MT, Dancing Buffalo in Virginia City Montana, Gallery 287 in Ennis Montana as well as Smith and Vallee in Edison WA.