Katie Ponder (b.1991) is a multi-award winning illustrator. After completing her foundation level at Camberwell College of Arts, she graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Illustration. In 2014, Ponder won the AOI Book Award for New Talent and exhibited her work at Somerset House. She has since gone on to win the House of Illustration People’s Choice Award, has been shortlisted for the Folio Society Award and was the winner of Glyndebourne’s Tour Art Competition in 2017 with her cover design, Deception, used on the cover of the Tour programme. Ponder has continued to work with Glyndebourne, going on to design the artwork for the 2019 community opera, Agreed. She has also recently illustrated the book, The Wisdom of Nature by Dixe Wills, published by Quadrille earlier this year.