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Writer and Artist Katelan Foisy

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kate Katelan Foisy is a visual artist who specializes in collage and acrylic mixed media paintings. Katelan studied illustration at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn NY and started her career in the communication arts shortly after graduating in 2001. Her fine art pieces have been displayed at The Worcester Art Museum, Ohio History Museum, Mae West Fest, MODA, Museum of Contemporary Art DC, as well as the A&D gallery in London. In 2010 Katelan released her memoir Blood and Pudding, about obsessions, addictions, first loves, deaths, and traveling in scrapbook form Katelan transcribed mixed tapes, reproduces journal entries, and offers tales of hard-fast living (think: Nancy Spungen and Neal Cassady on a road trip) She has read at the London National Poetry Society, hosted flash gigs in Oxford, and released "The Shaman" a spoken word piece with ABEARICA. Her writing has appeared in Constellation Magazine, Filthy Gorgeous Things, and the Red Umbrella Diaries. A natural empath and medium, Katelan created her own form of energy healing based on Native American techniques and applied them into her everyday practices as an artist, healer, and reader. She has been trained in traditional reiki and practiced both techniques as well as tarot at one of the largest Botanica’s in America before starting her own practice 5 years ago. That business eventually lead to her joining forces with Sherene Schostak to for Beneath the Half Moon. She holds public circles with Sherene every month as well as classes and cleansing rituals. Katelan comes from a long line of herbalists, mystics, and healers. She is currently studying Afro-Cuban traditions under her Godfather Ochani Lele and is a confirmed child of Eleggua. She currently resides in NYC.