Check out the painting just above Tom’s head.

It’s Brown-Wing’s painting of the ‘Sauropod Trackway’, depicting the wetland habitat

and the massive dinosaur footprints (seen to the lower left of the painting and just behind the Top Chef All-Stars).

Welcome to the Natural History Illustrator website.

The work of Kate Brown-Wing, illustrator, painter, and instructor.

We invite you to grab a cup of coffee or your favorite drink and pull up a chair. Please click, scroll, meander and explore the pages and projects. You will see 30 years of exceptional illustrations and services that exhibit the scope of Brown-Wing’s illustrative work and experience. You will see her passion for illuminating subjects, creating illustrations that educate, describe and captivate. You’ll will see how her skills have been utilized in many past /favorite projects.

Illustrations and words have been great dance partners…  since the beginning of the printed page! In our culture, we are flooded with generic images and ‘clip art’ AND an ever increasing demand for quality visual content. Brown-Wing’s work proves the value, benefits and reminds us of the many, many uses of custom illustrations.  Enjoy!

Do you have a project that can benefit from Brown-Wing’s services?  Click here to submit an inquiry.

Brown-Wing’s illustrations have been utilized in the following categories:


Books, Magazines, Periodicals, Digital

Click here for Science, Special Interest and Sports

Click here for Children’s Picture Books


Curriculums, Posters, Research


Texts, Journals, Posters, Research

Merchandise & Packaging:

Apparel, Posters, Display

Corporate & Commercial:

Logos, Branding, Collateral Materials, Display, Visual Descriptions


Magazines, Newspapers

Exhibits & Murals:

Museums, Commercial, Residential, Social Awareness, Group Community Activity

Fine Art:

Renderings, Paintings

Dr. E. O. Wilson- On Brown-Wing's illustrations

“…Her scientific illustration is of high quality, accurate and with artistic flair…”

Dr. E.O. Wilson - Professor and Curator of Entomology - Museum of Comparative Zoology - Harvard University.

Two-time Pulitzer Prize Winner Edward Osborne Wilson is an American biologist, researcher, theorist, naturalist and author. His
biological specialty is myrmecology, on which he is considered to be the world’s leading authority on ants.

Two time TED Prize winner


Publishing: Books, Periodicals, Digital Images

Creating custom illustrations for: Scientists, Educators, and Industries

 & Children’s Non-Fiction Picture Books

Drawing, Pen & Ink, Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil, Electronic and 3-D mediums

Mural and Exhibit Production

Kate's Nana, is standing in the middle and Aunt Bea to the left

Mural and Exhibit Production:

Museums, Zoos, Commercial and Residential
Interior and Exterior Mural and Exhibit Production, working in various mediums.

Dr. Farrish Jenkins

“Dear Kate, I absolutely delighted working with you today. Perceptive, fast, accurate, and with the keenest eye for biological form, function AND accuracy. You and your talents meet a longstanding need! Many thanks for undertaking this work!”

Dr. Farrish Jenkins - Professor of Biology - Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology

- Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology

- Professor of Anatomy in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (Medical School)

Art Instruction

Art Instruction for:
Museums (public programs), Elder Hostel, 4-H, Massachusetts Audubon, & the Brown-Wing Art Studios

Years of Experience

International and National Clients and Publishers

Number of Publications


Stellar Customer Service Reviews

Take a look, scroll and click around the folios and links to individual projects.

Follow by Email