Kitty Leaken

Kitty Leaken

Kitty Leaken, a veteran photojournalist, specializes in the art and culture of native peoples around the world. After graduating from Stanford University, she worked at newspapers in Santa Fe and then ran a nonprofit, Art Refuge, for displaced and orphaned youth in Tibet, India and Sri Lanka. Kitty has been the photographer for several books, including “Art of Exile,” “Café Pasqual’s,” “Contemporary Native American Artists,” “Kevin Red Star: Crow Indian Artist,” the upcoming “New Mexico Farm Table”, and a short film, Dance of Young Nomads.  She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and has a remote straw bale cabin retreat in the mountains.