Katie Skelly was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1985. She lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

She is represented by Inkwell Management and United Talent Agency.





Eisner nomination, Best Anthology: Twisted Romance, edited by Alex de Campi, 2019.

Cartoon Crossroads Columbus Festival, Emerging Artist Prize, 2015.


Publications – Print

MAIDS, Fantagraphics Books (forthcoming, 2020).

Twisted Romance: Heartbreak Incorporated, written by Alex de Campi, Image Comics, 2018.

The Agency, Fantagraphics Underground, 2018.

My Pretty Vampire, Fantagraphics Books, 2017.

Island #6, Image Comics, 2016.

Operation Margarine, AdHouse Books, 2014.

Nurse Nurse, Sparkplug Books, 2012.

“Breeding Season,” Thickness #1, edited by Ryan Sands and Michael DeForge, 2011.

Solo Exhibitions

Skellyworld, The Naughton Gallery, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2019.

Group Exhibitions

Ready? OK!, The Naughton Gallery, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2018.

18+, Recspec Gallery, Austin, TX, 2018.

Speculative Skins, The Naughton Gallery, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2018.

From Panel to Panel X: C/Overt Movement in Comicana, Medialia Gallery, New York, NY, 2014.

Face Value, Telegraph Gallery, Charlottesville, VA, 2013.

Sequential, World Artist Network, Bridgeport, CT, 2013.

Karma-Con, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY, 2012.


Hennum, Shea. "Nanjing proves its worth by exploring history
Also reviewed: Agent 9, Inuyashiki, and The Time Garden," AV Club, October 2015.

Napier, Claire. "A Series of Comparisons to Operation Margarine (The Best Bike Comic of 2014)," Women Write About Comics, March 2015.

Hoffman, Alex. "Katie Skelly on her new comic TONYA," Sequential State, February 2015.

Hennum, Shea. "The Katie Skelly Power Hour," This is Infamous, November 2014.

Sims, Chris. "Katie Skelly’s Art Brings You The Girl Gangs And ABBA Cartoons You Need In Your Life," Comics Alliance, May 2014.


City College of New York, New York, NY

--Graduate coursework, Art History, 2009-2010.

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

--BA, Art History, 2007.

Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

--Undergraduate coursework, 2002.