Performing Arts: Dance; Visual Arts: Crafts, Performance Art, Textiles; Native American Design and Beadwork Artist
Katy Isennock is a highly sought Native American artist & performer. She is an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota that grew up in Southern York County. She has displayed her artwork at the world’s most prestigious Native American Festivals and performance venues. She has won many awards for her style of dance across the US and Canada. Katy and her family have performed for theaters and stages across the Nation at places such as the Brooklyn Nets Stadium, The National Museum of American Indian DC, The Juilliard School of Dance, US National Lacrosse Opening, and many more schools, government agencies, military bases and entertainment venues sharing her culture and designs. Katy has passion for promoting and revitalizing the arts of her people while developing new methods and incorporating new trendsetting ideas in both the art & designs communities. She has been creating Native American art since she was young. Starting out with beadwork and Tribal regalia, she then expanded her work into mediums such as fashion designing, and shoe designing. Katy continues to be invested within the cultural life ways of her people and actively helps with culture revitalization efforts, cultural awareness, she participates in cultural celebrations and powwows and her tribal ceremonial doings. Her role as a mother of 4 and woman of her tribe guide her to continue on the arts of her people for the generations to come. Her mission is to educate and inspire through native song, dance and art as well as bridge cultural gaps.