Katelan V. Foisy is a visual artist, writer, and occultist who specializes in vintage style mixed media art and photography. Her illustrations are featured in the Sibyls Oraculum with Tayannah McQuillar, Inner Traditions/Simon & Schuster 2018. Chaos of the Third Mind with Vanessa Sinclair is set for 2019 from Fulgar Ltd, UK. Her art is featured in William Patrick Corgan's solo album Ogilala, merchandise for the tour, and backdrops.
She has displayed at The Worcester Art Museum, Ohio History Museum, Mae West Fest, Last Rites, MODA, Museum of Contemporary Art DC, as well as the A&D gallery in London. Katelan's illustration clients have included, The Grammy Awards, Howling Wolves Wine, Saturn Sisters, Kim Boekbinder, O'death, Gabby Young & Other Animals, Out Magazine, The Progressive, Scholastic, and many others. Her paintings have graced the walls of Young & Rubicam, Que4 Radio, and the stage of Ensemble Studio Theater. Her short films were shown at the Avant-garde Film sessions at the Cinémathèque Française on "Romani Cinema". A program curated by Nicole Brenez and Jonathan Larcher.
Katelan has been featured in NY Times, Elle Magazine, GQ Italy, Paper Magazine, VICE,and Time Out NY and on WGN for her work as an artist, occultist, and gallery curation.
She has read at the London National Poetry Society, and presented with Atlas Obscura, hosted salons at NYC's Science House, flash gigs with OVADA in Oxford, and speaks at Pratt Institute regularly on illustration and promotion. Katelan has written for Motherboard/VICE, Electric Literature, Luna Luna, ERIS Magazine, Fenris Wolf, and COILHOUSE.
An occultist with over 20 years experience, Katelan is often called on by companies such as BBC America, Swarovski and the CFDA to participate as a trusted reader for large events. She resides in Chicago and travels regularly.