Mikayla Patton grew up on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. She works primarily in printmaking and painting through the use of mixed media.
Mikayla has exhibited work at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, the Dahl Art Center in Rapid City, and The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School in Pine Ridge. In 2017, she was honored with an Emerging Artist Award from the Native POP: People of the Plains show in South Dakota. Her work has been showcased at Chiaroscuro in Santa Fe, and she was featured on the cover of Pasatiempo Magazine.