K Taka

K. Taka is an Indigenous freelance photographer descended from the Makah Tribe and is currently living in Seattle. They are a self-taught photographer with over fifteen years of experience specializing in documentary work, collections, and portraiture.

K. Taka grew up in Anchorage, Alaska before moving to San Francisco and then eventually Seattle. They worked for many years as a social worker in homelessness services and correctional facilities, and had their own lived experience with homelessness. The connections from their personal and professional experiences around trauma, poverty, resilience and healing deeply inform their work.

K. Taka’s work has been shown in numerous national galleries and publications around the country and they are a current Emerging Artist with Gallery 110.

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Gallery 110’s mission is to provide dynamic opportunities to established and emerging professional artists in an environment that encourages creative expression, experimentation, and collaboration. As a nonprofit organization, the gallery fosters artistic and professional connections between its associated artists and the arts community at large through creative dialogue, the presentation of challenging and enriching curated exhibitions, public opportunities, and collaborative projects.