About Kristi

Kristi O'Meara is a multi-disciplinary artist, designer, and author living and working in Chicago, Illinois. She is the founder and co-director of The Patternbase

She received her bachelor of fine arts in 2009 from the Kansas City Art Institute, where she studied painting, design, and fiber arts. She has worked for many inspirational organizations and designers, including The Nelson-Atkins Museum of ArtPorter TeleoNick Cave, Rita Bucheit, Ltd., and Rine Boyer.

Kristi released her first publication, The Pattern Base: Over 550 Contemporary Textile and Surface Designs through Thames & Hudson Publishing in 2015. Her work has been featured in IdNCool HuntingCS | Modern LuxuryDutch ElleSelvedgeNSS, and WGSN homebuildlife, among others.

Interested in purchasing a piece or commissioning a custom design?

Kristi is currently accepting commissions for custom artworks and surface designs, and is available to provide live illustration and painting services for corporate and private events. For questions regarding purchasing existing artwork, commissioning a custom piece, or booking Kristi for an event, please send your inquiries using the contact form below. 

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