Mary Kate McDevitt

Mary Kate McDevitt

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 Philadelphia with a degree in Graphic Design and Illustration. After working as a designer in a studio in Lancaster, PA for 2 years Mary Kate moved to Portland, OR to pursue a career as a freelance illustrator and artist. 

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.

Selected Clients

Chronicle Books, Target, Sesame Street, Fast Company, Nintendo, Penguin Books, Nike, Smart Ones, O Magazine, Smucker's,  AT&T

Speaking Engagements

PSU Show & Tell  Portland, OR • 4/15
Art Directors Club • Tulsa, OK
Hand-Lettering Ledger Event
Portland, OR  4/26/14
Creative South
 Columbus, GA • 4/12/14
Tyler School of Art
 Philadelphia, PA • 3/14
Design Madison  Madison, WI • 3/14
PCA&D  Portland, OR • 2/14
PSU Show & Tell  Portland, OR • 2/13
Dish Conference  Nashville, TN • 2/13
LGDA Louisville, KY • 10/12
WeMake SketchXChange • Portland, OR  4/11


If you are interested in learning more about my process of lettering and illustration, check out the Hand-Lettering Ledger and my Skillshare classes


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

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Press / Blogs

Good Life Project, The Creative Influence. Grain Edit, Bust Magazine, DIY Magazine, swissmiss, Design*Sponge, Lifehacker, Design Work Life, Work/Life 2, Chronicle Books Blog, Uppercase, Etsy, CMYK Magazine