Art: the sound she saw reception

A Minneapolis native, Katie moved to New York City in 2006 where she has since been working freelance in the photo industry. Through her alliance with Make It Happen Entertainment, beginning in 2008, she has been able to create an impressive body of work documenting live performances by numerous independent musicians throughout the city, as well as a growing portfolio of portraits and
conceptual images. In her short career, Katie has shot some of music’s brightest lights, including: Patti LaBelle, Nona Hendryx, Ashford & Simpson, Corrine Bailey Rae, Eric Roberson and Res.

MIHE is proud to present Katie Piper’s first photo show, “The Sound She Saw”, which will feature photographs of independent music artists presented at MIHE events at various venues throughout NYC. This event will also celebrate the launch of her website,, launching July 1st.

MIHE Presents: The Sound She Saw – Photos by Katie Piper, will hang from July 1st to July 31st at The Sip Lounge, 998 Amsterdam Ave., bet. 109th & 110th Sts., NYC. On Sunday, July 11th, we will host a wine and cheese receptionin honor of the photographer and her work. The reception will take place from 7pm-11pm and will feature live performances from St. Louis Soul star, Black Spade and NYC emerging artist, Azzie. Also featured will be DJ DAN C.E. and guest DJs.