Feature Friday: Joanna Baker

Happy Feature Friday!

joanna-pic2This week we are featuring fashion illustrator, Joanna Baker! Joanna is a testament to taking the leap from the corporate world and becoming your own boss. Joanna took that initial risk and started her very own illustration business. Since then she has garnered recognition from some of the fashion industry’s top names and we can definitely see why. We love her illustration style in all its pretty details and chic accents! Read on to learn more about Joanna’s story.

Castle LogoTell us about yourself.

gold-signature: Hi, I’m Joanna! I currently live in Manhattan with my husband and our cat, Junebug. Originally from Maryland, we’ve lived in NYC for a little over eight years now. (Junebug is born and bred a New York City girl, though)


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Feature Friday: Artist & Textile Designer Kat Statsenko


KStatsenkoThis weeks Feature is Kat Statsenko. She is a multi-talented fine artist and textile designer living right here in the Big Apple. Her print designs caught our eyes because they are so fresh, colorful and visually entertaining. Another thing she can add to her creative resume is photography as she has an awesome Insta feed filled with great shots of the city. To learn more about her start in the art world, what inspires her pieces and her advice for getting after your dreams read on!


Castle Logo: Tell us a little about yourself.
Screenshot (83): I was born in Ukraine, raised in Hyde Park, NY and recently moved to Brooklyn after completing a Fine Arts degree from Moore College of Art & Design.

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