Kathryn Obermaier is a freelance photojournalist currently based out of New York. She was raised in Santa Fe, NM. She is a graduate of The International Center of Photography’s Documentary and Photojournalism program, and has a Bachelors in Fine Art from The University of New Mexico. Kathryn attended the Eddie Adams Workshop in 2007, and was chosen for the Associated Press award for her project on Cheerleaders. During her time at ICP she interned for both Suzanne Opton and Lori Grinker. Before moving to New York she worked at the Santa Fe Photographic workshops, working with a variety of photographers, such as Sam Abell, Steve McCurry, and Dennis Keeley.
Kathryn is currently working with an NGO in India documenting the lives of the students at the Ashray School in Varanasi, as well continuing her personal project documenting various athletes throughout the world.