Kelda Van Patten

Member of Well Well Projects and Wave Contemporary

2020 MFA, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2005 MAT, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR
1995 BFA, Interdisciplinary Art, San Francisco Art Institute, CA

Teaching Experience
2014-present, da Vinci Arts Middle School, Portland, OR
2005-2014, Hillsboro High School, OR
2004, Renaissance Arts Academy, Portland, OR
2003-2004, Caldera Arts, Central OR

Awards and Fellowships
2021, Regional Arts and Culture Council (RAAC), Make/Think/Build Grant
21  Fellow, Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO
Fellow, Sou'wester Artist Residency, Seaview, WA
2020 Top 200 for Photolucida’s Critical Mass
2020 Artist Grant, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2019 Fellow, Nes Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland
2017 Middle Level Teacher of the Year, OAEA
2011 TICA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2010 Art 21 Educators Initiative, NYC
2007-10 Scholarship, Creative Arts Community, Portland, OR
2005 Scholarship, Delta Kappa Gamma, Lewis and Clark College
2005 Scholarship, Carol D. Dimich Memorial, Lewis and Clark College
2003 Fellow, Art Farm Residency, Marquette, NE
2003 Fellow, Works / San José, Artist-in-Residence, San José, CA

Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions
2021 Color Burst: Contemporary Photography, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
2021 PNCA Exquisite Scrolls, “Exquisite Table,” Russo Lee Gallery, Portland, OR
2021 In Flower and In Fruit, Strange Paradise, Portland, Oregon
2021 Exposed 2021, online exhibition, Marin Society of Artists, San Rafael, CA 
2021 Blue Sky Gallery, Pacific Northwest Drawers Exhibition, Portland, OR
2021 What do we have here? Well Well Projects, Portland, OR
2020 In / Between, Carnation Contemporary, Portland, OR
2020 Class of 2020, In The In-Between, Online Exhibition
2018 Juried Group Exhibition, Hoffman Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 Pacific Northwest College of Art Group Exhibition, Portland
2012 “Teen Culture,” Place Gallery, Portland, OR
2009 Northwest Mentors Who Teach, George Fox University, OR
2006 Waste Not, What Not, Tazo Tea Building, Portland, OR
2003 Phantom Gallery Project, San Jose, CA
2001 Lucky Stories, San Francisco City Hall, CA
2000 Museo de la Ciudad de Cuernavaca, Mexico
1995 RE: Drawing, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2021 Reverberations, Small Talk Collective, Portland, Oregon