Kelda Van Patten

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

Recent Exhibitions 
2022, we like small things v5, Filter Photo, Chicago
2022, Inspired by Pantone Very Peri, Treat Gallery, Affordable Art Fair, New York
2022, FRESH
, Klompching Gallery, New York City
2022, Smart Objects/Flattened Images, Well Well Projects
2022, Restless Symmetries
, Foto Relevance, Houston
2022, The Extended Ear, Carnation Contemporary, Portland, OR
2022, The Inevitable Shadow, Well Well Projects, Portland, OR
2022, A Provocation, After/Time Collective, Portland, OR
2022, Fern Mania and Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR
2022, Fern Mania, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
Always In Flower and In Fruit, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
2021, Atlas, group exhibition, Carnation Contemporary, Portland, OR
2021, In Painting Thinking is Painting, group exhibition, Ereckson Gallery, Portland, OR
2021, Nature Inside, solo exhibit at Well Well Projects, Portland, OR
2021, PNCA Exquisite Scrolls, “Exquisite Table,” collaborator, Russo Lee Gallery, Portland, OR
2021, Always In Flower and In Fruit, solo exhibit at Strange Paradise, Portland, OR
2021, Pacific Northwest Drawers Exhibition, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR
What do we have here? group exhibit at Well Well Projects, Portland, OR
In / Between, MFA thesis exhibit at Carnation Contemporary, Portland, OR
Class of 2020, In The In-Between, Online Exhibition
2019, Juried Group Exhibition, Hoffman Gallery, Portland, OR

Teaching Experience
2022, Adjunt Art Instructor, Portland State University, OR
2014-2022, Art Teacher, da Vinci Arts Middle School
2005-2014, Art Teacher, Hillsboro High School, OR
2004, Art Teacher, Renaissance Arts Academy, Portland, OR
2003-2004, Art Instructor, Caldera Arts, Central OR

Awards and Fellowships
2022 Fellow, Sou’Wester Arts Week, Seaview, WA
2022 MAKE Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
2021 Fellow, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Otis, OR
2021 Full Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass, CO
2021 MAKE Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
2021 Top 200 for Photolucida’s Critical Mass
2021 Fellow, Sou'wester Artist Residency, Seaview, WA
2020 Finalist, Glean Residency, Portland, OR
2020 Top 200 for Photolucida’s Critical Mass
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

Online and Print Publications
2022 Inflation comes in Many Flavors, Bloomberg Businessweek
2021 Decorative Afterthoughts, Fraction Magazine
2021 the. waiting. room. gallery, intersectional feminst gallery based in Portland, OR
2021 Reverberations, Small Talk Collective
2021 Nature Inside, self published by Blurb

Curated Exhibitions
2022 Smart Objects Flattened Images, Well Well Projects
2022 On the Verge of Recognition, Well Well Projects