Photo by Fred DiMeglio

Photo by Fred DiMeglio

Mary Kate McDevitt

Mary Kate McDevitt is a letterer and illustrator living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Mary Kate graduated from Tyler School of Art in 2007 with a degree in Graphic Design and Illustration. She worked as a designer at a studio in Lancaster, PA for 2 years. In 2010, Mary Kate moved out to Portland, OR to pursue a career as a freelance illustrator and artist, but after 3+ years in Portland, Mary Kate moved back east and is residing in Brooklyn, NY.

When Mary Kate is not in the studio, she enjoys drinking coffee, thrifting, riding bikes, watching News Radio with her boyfriend Fred DiMeglio and redecorating her apartment. You can follow Mary Kate on twitter for random musings, news and updates and photos of Peppy Mew Mew.


Chronicle Books, Sesame Street, Fast Company, Nintendo, Harper Collins, Adobe, CMYK Magazine, Parade Magazine, AARP, Better Homes & Gardens, O Magazine, Woman's Day, United States Postal Service, Baltimore Magazine, Westwood College, Milwaukee Magazine, Field and Stream Magazine, Everyday with Rachael Ray, Hand-Eye
Supply, Help Ink and more.

Hand-Lettering Ledger Event - San Francisco - 5/18/14
Hand-Lettering Ledger Event - Portland - 4/26/14
Creative South - 4/12/14
Tyler School of Art - 3
Design Madison - 3/14
PCA&D - 2/14
PSU Show & Tell - 2/13
Dish Conference - 2/13
LGDA - 10/12
WeMake SketchXChange - 4/11

 Press / Blogs

Grain Edit, Bust Magazine, DIY Magazine, Dribbble, Typeverything, swissmiss, Public School, Design*Sponge, Lifehacker, Drawn, Poppytalk, Design Work Life, Lettercult, Work/Life 2, Chronicle Books Blog, Apartment Therapy, My Love For You, Uppercase, Etsy, Pikaland, CMYK Magazine

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Mary Kate is available for new freelance lettering and illustration opportunities and is looking forward to working with you. 

Email me

Call: 610-212-1554

The Studio
2 Prince Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Speaking Engagements

Mary Kate is available to speak at conferences and universities and other design related events. Contact for more information.