Kate Fitz Gibbon works in the fields of art and cultural heritage law, museum law, trusts, and estate planning. Kate serves on the board of the New Mexico Lawyers for the Arts and the Committee for Cultural Policy, and serves on the steering committee of the Art and Cultural Heritage Law Committee of the American Bar Association.
Kate was a member of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee to the President from 2000-2003.
She is a frequent speaker on legal and art historical topics and was editor of Who Owns the Past? Cultural Property, Cultural Policy and the Law, Rutgers University Press, 2005, author of Native American Art and the Law: A Collector’s Guide, 2010 and six books on Asian art, including IKAT, winner of the Wittenborn Prize for Best Art Book of 1996. She is the editor of the Cultural Property News website and newsletter of The Committee for Cultural Policy, Inc.