Kelda Van Patten (b. 1972) merges digital photography and drawing. She has recently exhibited her work locally (in Portland, OR) at Strange Paradise; Blue Sky Gallery; Well Well Projects; Carnation Contemporary; Hoffman Gallery at the Oregon College of Art and Craft; 157 Gallery at the Pacific Northwest College of Art; and online at In the In-Between and the Marin Society of Artists (MSA) virtual gallery. In 2020, Kelda was honored to be selected in the top 200 for Photolucida’s Critical Mass. She holds a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, an MAT from Lewis and Clark College, and a MFA from the Pacific Northwest College of Art. Kelda currently teaches at da Vinci Arts Middle School (Portland, OR); and is a member of Wave Contemporary, as well as the artist run gallery, Well Well Projects.

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