"Taking old art and making it new and fresh again is very rewarding," says artist Katie Pertiet. Katie blends patterns, colors, textures and antique engravings to create something new. She has worked as a graphic designer for over twenty years. Her home studio is a mix of old and new, just like her art. Her vintage book library and paints and brushes occupy the same space as her prized Macintosh computer. - the phrase "Leaves are falling and Autumn is calling" surrounded by colorful autumn leaves, flowers, and pumpkins on a teal background.