About the Artist

Jeanne Kathryn Hayden is the daughter of a career Air Force NCO, was born in Japan and grew up in Greece and Spain. She is a 1998 graduate of St. Francis Academy in San Antonio Texas. She served two hitches in the US Marine Corps – including a year in Japan – and currently is the junior associate in a small local publishing firm.

She developed an interest in origami art long after departing from Japan, however.

Jeanne and some famous guy doing a USO tour in Kuwait, 2003.
Jeanne and some famous guy doing a USO tour in Kuwait, 2003.