A creative thinker and a visual designer, KATO WAKE has a 30 year history of successfully creating ads, designing books, logos and marketing collateral, and writing copy . . . her talents and skills are far reaching. Her passion for art & design, hospitality, food & wine, and teaching has led to vibrant work as an art director, graphic designer, instructor, painter, and tour guide. She has helped businesses market and brand themselves, and has designed an impressive spectrum of materials for a diverse client base – for both corporations and individual owners. Kato is passionate about helping organizations and entrepreneurs grow their businesses, and is a talented and efficient problem solver.
Since 2001 Kato has been a partner with Billy’s Best Bottles, in charge of print and digital communications, training restaurant staff in hospitality and service, and co-planning and hosting Wine, Food and Adventure tours.
She has taught hundreds of adults painting and design and is excited to recently launch her online art course on Art Fundamentals in 2021.