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Catherine Macorol

Catherine discovered her love for drawing at age 5, which led her to pursue graphic arts. She worked as a graphic artist for over 12 years before she started her career as a children’s book illustrator and preschool teacher. Aside from teaching and illustrating, Catherine also manages her Etsy store. Her work is inspired by her love of the outdoors, and children’s stories. Originally from the Philippines, Catherine moved to the USA at age 16 and is currently living in Alexandria, Virginia. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, hiking, dancing, and discovering new places.

digital, watercolor, mixed media

yoga, martial arts, kids’ books, the outdoors, and animals

Volunteered for Kiwanis & UNICEF to illustrate a book titled Squiggle Squirm, which benefited The Eliminate Project—a global campaign to end maternal and neonatal tetanus affecting newborns & their mothers