L.E. is the owner and director of a contemporary art gallery called East of West in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. She additionally freelances as an art consultant, digital advertiser and marketer, and independent curator. L.E. completed her Bachelors of Arts in the History of Art and Visual Culture at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her primary focus is contemporary art of the Middle East, South Asia, Africa, and their diasporic communities.