Check out the painting just above Tom, in the Top Chef All Stars -Season 8, episode 2.

Circled in red is Brown-Wing’s painting of the ‘Sauropod Trackway’ at the permanent Dinosaur Hall at the American Museum of Natural History. The painting illustrates 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, designer, 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 Illustrates the benefits and reminds us of the many, many uses and value of quality, 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:

Merchandise & Packaging:

Apparel, Posters, Display


Texts, Journals, Posters, Research


Books, Magazines, Periodicals, Digital

Click here for Science, Special Interest and Sports

Fine Art:

Renderings, Paintings


Magazines, Newspapers


Curriculums, Posters

Children’s Books (non-fiction)

Reading Programs


Publishing: Sports 

Click here for Science, Special Interest and Sports



Museums, Zoos, Commercial, Residential





Endangered Species

Biological Indicators

Corporate & Commercial:

Logos, Branding, Collateral Materials, Display, Visual Descriptions

Corporate & Commercial:

Logos, Branding, Collateral Materials, Display, Visual Descriptions

Corporate & Commercial:

Logos, Branding, Collateral Materials, Display, Visual Descriptions

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


Brown-Wing's Illustrated Children's Books

Click here to see Children’s Books

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-

Take a look, scroll and click around the b & w folio, color folio, books, murals and the list of individual projects.

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