character illustration
 children’s book illustration
 illustration art
 children's books
 education resources
 layout design
Tānga - Print category for Ngā Tohu Reo Māori / Māori Language Awards. 'Hinemoa ko raua Tutanekai' Written by Aunty Bea, Illustrated and designed by Kat Quin Merewether  - Ihenga Charitable Trust.


Finalist. LIANZA Children's Book Awards - Te Kura Pounamu Award 2012. 'Ihenga' Written by Aunty Bea, Illustrated and designed by Kat Quin Merewether (Library and Information Association New Zealand Aotearoa)

Brand client Mint Beauty Therapy - Winner of the Dermalogica New Zealand Brand & Marketing Award. 

2009 - 2012
GOLD Sponsor & Head designer for the Waipa/King Country Life Education Trust. 

Design on Q Employee - Ian received a Certificate of Commendation for Employee of the Year at the Waipa Network Business Awards. 

Winner of the Best Emerging New Business Award at the Waipa Network Business Awards. 


Kat Q Merewether illustrated my children's picture book: The Boy Who Could See Only Purple. That's Right! (currently at press) From the very first meeting with Kat, through to the final submission to the publisher, Kat was exceptional, extraordinary and professional at all times and under all conditions. We worked together on concept, drafts and details when necessary, and Kat was completely trustworthy in taking the project to completion creating a style for the book (which will continue for the rest of the series) and illustrations which are precise, yet creative, full of beauty and sensitivity, colour and light. Kat is, in my opinion, one of the highest ability illustrators I have seen. I feel privileged to have her as the illustrator of my first book.

Claire Ashmore - Sea Green Inc (Author/client)
November 6, 2011

Katherine is quite simply the best illustrator I have ever hired. Her understanding of clients needs is very perceptive, she is personable and easy to work with, and most importantly her work is exquisite. I give her the highest possible recommendation.

Dave Owen Owner of Wavelength Media/Media College (client) November 6, 2011

"Is there any end to what you can do?  Your creativity is breath taking. I am incredibly grateful for what you have done for us with this event."

Amanda Von Biel - Life Education Trust
Via email 2011

Kat’s work on the design of FreshEd has been incredible. She has created everything from the logo and brand through to the characters and workbook design. Together with her team at Design on Q she has worked closely with Campbell on the creation of everything to date. With this being an ongoing process everyone is excited to see what else she creates in the months and years ahead.

Campbell Wilshire - Fresh Ed

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