About

Image of a young seated caucasian woman, wearing large black sunglasses and holding a large container of green paint and paintbrush. more paints are in the background.

Katie is an illustrator and designer focused on material with civic, social and educational value. She’s had the privilege to work with orgs like Left Forum, Just Food, Third Root Community Health Center, the Cooper Hewitt Museum, and distinguished scientists at Oxford and Northwestern Universities. She has a BA in American Studies from Wesleyan University (CT) and an MA in Experience Design from Hyper Island (UK). She has illustrated award-winning books such as the genre-bending cookbook Picture Cook (Ulysses Press, 2013) and Nature’s Remedies (Chronicle, 2016).

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Get in touch (katie.a.shelly@gmail.com) to work together.