Rosenberger grew up in Wisconsin and moved to Oakland, California,
where she lived with a painter pal named Jimmy who used his finished
canvases for target practice.
This inspired Kate to paint.
mainly in acrylic, she paints humans' relationships to their
surroundings – our belongings, animals, mates, children, shoes.
Kate paints animal energy: she anthropomorphizes critters and
explores the blurring lines of identities. She likes to show animals
in their psychic states and the precariousness of their lives and
Recently, Kate likes to paint the follies of our labors –
the bags of goods we consume as we tramp along with our loved ones in
Kate currently lives in the San Francisco Bay area, where
she has lived for the past 28 years.