Born in rural Illinois, Kim Bagwill received her degree in painting from Bradley University. She is inspired by vintage photographs, and finds them everywhere from flea markets to thrift stores to her family's old photo albums.

She is also known as The Frantic Meerkat, designing cards, magnets and more with her husband, Matt Adrian (aka The Mincing Mockingbird). 

Born and raised in rural Illinois, she now lives in Joshua Tree and Los Angeles with her husband, artist Matt Adrian.