Artist BZTAT

Artist BZTAT painting process on locationArtist Vicki Boatright, known as “BZTAT” (pronounced bee-zee-tat), is the preeminent pet portrait artist for the  Contemporary Pet Lover. Animal loving art collectors worldwide have commissioned artworks by BZTAT to celebrate their relationships with their beloved pets.

Vicki specializes in whimsical drawings, paintings and prints of cats, dogs and other companion animals. She creates colorful customized pet portraits, which are unique in their original contemporary style.


Vicki also creates murals and other artworks that address a variety of themes.

BZTAT Studios gallery at Avenue Arts Theatre and MarketplaceBZTAT Studios is located in the trendy Canton, OH arts district at Avenue Arts Theatre and Marketplace.

Vickiholds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree and a Master of Arts Degree in the visual arts from Marshall University in Huntington, WV and a Masters Degree in counseling from Marshall University.

Vicki lives with her fabulous felines Ellie (AKA Little Schtuffs”) and Mia Meow in Canton, OH.

Ellie AKA Little Schtuffs Calico cat companion of Artist BZTAT
Ellie AKA Little Schtuffs

Mia Meow tortoise shell cat companion of Artist BZTAT
Mia Meow
BZTAT Black white tuxedo cat drawing
“The Original Beezie” drawing byBZTAT

Vicki signs her artwork BZTAT in homage to a feline companion of that name, who was an artistic inspiration to her for 19 years.