Mary Kate McDevitt is an illustrator and lettering artist based in Philadelphia, PA


Recent Projects

By Mary Kate McDevitt
By Mary Kate McDevitt
By Mary Kate McDevitt

Turn over a new LEaf

I started the tradition of creating a sampler to mail out to friends, colleagues, clients and strangers. This year I was inspired by the herbs I grew in my garden over the summer. You can purchase one here or sign up for my mailing list to receive my yearly sampler.

2-Day Workshop in Memphis

Join Mary Kate with this Skill Camp workshop series consists of a two-day dive into her process of lettering. The goal of this session is to create a final lettering piece completely by hand using analog materials. Day 1 starts off covering the fundamentals of lettering and layout and ends with concept development, warmup exercises, creating thumbnails and beginning to sketch your lettering piece. Day 2 is focused on revising and finessing your sketch and adding color and texture, color final lettering piece. We will end our time together with a show and tell of student work, and any Q&A including real time examples from Mary Kate's body of work.

Workshop materials provided.

Space is limited - sign up here

Illustration Workshop

I'm very excited to share my new book, Illustration Workshop. I wrote this book for aspiring illustrators, students, or anyone who loves to draw, this workbook helps to build up drawing skills, confidence, and create an attention-grabbing portfolio. 



Cold brew coffee design

I had the pleasure to design the label for Square One Coffee's new Cold Brew label. Each year they work with an artist to create a label design. It was fun to work on and the coffee is so good. Limited supply only, so grab one while they last!



I collaborated with Coca-Cola for their #refreshthefeed campaign. They asked for a hand lettered phrase that was both uplifting and holiday themed. At the time I was looking forward to sharing the holidays with my loved ones more than receiving gifts so I thought this would be fitting.

By Mary Kate McDevitt


I worked with Panera to create illustrations celebrating their Strawberry Poppyseed Salad for a swag box filled with soap, lip balm and a hat. The box is sent out to select Panera influencers to help celebrate the  seasonal salad. 

26-a lettering show

I was asked to participate in a  show hosted by We Make. 26 Lettering Show is a gallery show of typographers and letterers creating 9x9 prints, using only three colors — black, metallic gold, and WeMake orange. 


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