20 March 2015

Vernal Equinox

Not a Circle (II) and Not a Circle (III) | ink on vintage endpages | copyright Kate Castelli 2015

Spring has sprung...and my favorite daffodils and crocuses are blooming after a record breaking winter. They are a welcome sight indeed!

26 February 2015

The Sketchbook Project Book

I'm thrilled to be included in the The Sketchbook Project World Tour book, published by Princeton Architectural Press in May 2015.

My sketchbook is also featured on the front cover!

Learn more and pre-order your copy at The Sketchbook Project...

You can see some of the sketchbooks I've submitted to the project here!

22 February 2015


Not a Circle (False) | ink on vintage paper | 6.75x10" | copyright Kate Castelli 2015

Someone I loved once gave me
a box full of darkness
It took me years to understand
That this, too was a gift.

 ("The Uses of Sorrow" by Mary Oliver)

13 February 2015

Friday the 13th

Not a Circle (III) | ink on vintage paper | 7.125x10" | copyright Kate Castelli 2015

Studio playlist (snow-day edition...blizzards make for productive days in the studio...)

This is the Last Time / The National
Uptown Funk (featuring Bruno Mars) / Mark Ronson
Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf) / AWOLNATION
Better Man /Leon Bridges
Future Starts Slow / The Kills
I Put a Spell on You / Annie Lennox
I'm on Fire / Bruce Springsteen
Shots / Imagine Dragons
What Makes a Good Man? / The Heavy
Same Mistakes / The Echo-Friendly
Sign / Harriet