Awards, Grants, and Honors

  • Blue Sky's Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, Portland, Oregon, juried selection 2015.
  • Featured artist, Telluride Wine Festival, 2014.
  • Blue Sky's Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, Portland, Oregon, juried selection 2014.
  • “Art in Hand” finalistThe National Deck, 2013.
  • Seattle Storefront InstallationSeattle, WA, 2013.
  • Seattle Storefronts ResidencySeattle, WA, 2012.
  • Professional Development Grant recipientRegional Arts & Culture Council, 2012.
  • Patented art processUS Patent No.7871175, 2011.
  • “Accomplished Under 40” AwardCascade Business News, 2011.
  • Grant recipientThe Haven Foundation, 2011.
  • “Favorite Central Oregon Artist” contest winnerHigh Desert Gallery, 2011.
  • Grant recipientThe Celebration Foundation, 2011.
  • FinalistNASA Space Craft Contest, 2011.
  • Grant recipientChange Inc., 2011.
  • Featured artist,  Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Emmy award winning television series Oregon Art Beat, 2010.
  • Jubelale artist, Deschutes Brewery, 2010.
  • Photo contest winnerBlue Sky Gallery, juried by Gerry Badger and Stella Johnson, 2010.
  •  “Art in Hand” finalist, The Portland Project, 2010.

 

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Collections

 

Featured on

  • Billboards across the United States. 
  • Television Commercials in the United States. 
  • Untitled Chris Rock Film, release date TBA.
  • ABC's television show Last Man Standing.
  • CBS's television show Two Broke Girls.
  • ABC's television show Scandal.
  • OPB's television show Oregon Art Beat.

 

Education

  • Master's Degree, Education; Art Credential.
    Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR, 2006.
  • Bachelor's Degree, Art.
    University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 2005.
  • Associate's Degree, Photography.
    Modesto Junior College, Modesto, CA, 2001.
  • Associate's Degree, Early Childhood Education.  
    Modesto Junior College, Modesto, CA, 2001.
    • Certificate in Healing Environments.
      ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, 2014.
    • Certificate in Spirituality, Health, and Healing. ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, 2014.
    • Certificate in Meditation
      ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, 2014.
    • Certificate in Food, Nutrition, and Health.
      ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, 2014.

 

Current Employment

  • Professor of Art. 
    Central Oregon Community College, Bend, OR.

 

 


Exhibitions (*Solo Exhibitions)

2015

  • Viewing Drawers, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • Memento MoriBlackfish Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • Spring, New BeginningsF-Stop Magazine.
  • Light Paintings, Art Pic, North Hollywood, CA.

2014

  • Viewing Drawers, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • Memento MoriBlackfish Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • Cheers, Naked Winery, Hood River, OR.
  • Happy AccidentsF-Stop Magazine.
  • Open ThemeF-Stop Magazine.
  • CheersArroyo Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Telluride, CO.
  • Memento MoriAmazon, Seattle, WA.
  • Cheers, The Oxford Hotel, Bend, OR.
  • Cheers, Naked Winery, Bend, OR.
  • Healing through Art, Redmond Regional Medical Center, Redmond, OR.
  • Healing through ArtSt. Charles Medical Center, Bend, OR.
  • Passing LandscapesFranklin Crossing, Bend, OR.
  • Light Paintings, The Pines, Hood River, OR.
  • Posh Designs4023 NE Hancock Street, Portland, OR.
  • Light Paintings, Art Pic, North Hollywood, CA.
  • PhotogramsCascade Center of Photography, Bend, OR.
  • Light PaintingsOzone Fine Art Gallery, Newport, OR.


2013

  • Lenzless, Plates to Pixels, Portland, OR.
  • PhotosynthesisLa Fototeca, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
  • COCC Faculty Exhibition, Franklin Crossing, Bend, OR.
  • Photograms, Posh Designs, Portland, OR.
  • Heal, St. Charles, Bend, OR.
  • Portfolio Walk, Photolucida, Portland, OR.
  • EPICURIOUS: America's Relationship with FoodDenizen Gallery, Portland, OR *Curated by Natasha Bacca.
  • The BIG PictureDenver, CO and sister cities around the globe.
  • e•mer•genceLightBox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR.
  • Healing Bouquets, St. Charles Medical Center, Bend, OR.
  • Passing LandscapesFranklin Crossing, Bend, OR.
  • Light Paintings, The Pines, Hood River, OR.
  • Light Paintings, Art Pic, North Hollywood, CA.
  • PhotogramsCascade Center of Photography, Bend, OR.
  • Light PaintingsOzone Fine Art Gallery, Newport, OR.
  • PhotogramsDon Terra Artworks, Sisters, OR. 


2012

  • Toy Box,  Springbox Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • Color: The Revolution, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • Art Faculty ExhibitionPinckney Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • Members’ Showcase, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR.
  • Dreamworks, Denizen Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • Sum of Parts, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, Birmingham, MI.
  • Passing Landscapes, Franklin Crossing, Bend, OR.
  • Art Takes Times Square, Billboard in Times Square, New York, NY.
  • Open Walls, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • *Light Paintings, Therapeutic Associates, Bend, OR.
  • In Full Bloom, Betty Gray Gallery, Sunriver, OR.
  • Still Life: Objects of Wonder, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • Jubel in July, Deschutes Brewery, Bend, OR.
  • In Full Bloom, Franklin Crossing, Bend, OR.
  • The Billboard Art Project, Atlanta, GA; Salem, OR.
  • Light Paintings, The Pines, Hood River, OR.
  • Photograms, Art Works Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • Light Paintings, Art Pic, Hollywood, CA.
  • Photograms, Cascade Center for Photography, Bend, OR.
  • Photograms, Don Terra Artworks, Sisters, OR.
  • *Passing Landscapes, Tart Bistro, Bend, OR.
  • Light Paintings, Ozone Fine Art Gallery, Newport, OR.


2011

  • The Billboard Art Project, New Orleans, LA; Baton Rouge, LA; Nashville, TN; Savannah, GA.
  • Visual Art Exchange, Littman Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • Color Mysteries and Abstract Fantasies, Rotunda Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • Light-Struck: Abstract Photography Today, Photostop Gallery, White River Junction, VT. *Juried by Ellen Carey.
  • Light Paintings, The Pines, Hood River, OR.
  • Photograms, Art Works Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • Light Paintings, Art Pic, Hollywood, CA.
  • Art Faculty Exhibition, Pinckney Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • Photograms, Cascade Center for Photography, Bend, OR.
  • Divergent, The Art Gallery, Longview, WA.
  • *Light PaintingsThe Fireplace Gallery, Gresham, OR.
  • Out of Focus, The Chartreuse Muse, Modesto, CA.
  • Light Paintings, The Loft of Bend, Bend, OR.
  • Photograms, Don Terra Artworks, Sisters, OR.
  • Light Patterns, Ruud Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • For the Love of Science and Technology, Ozone Fine Art Gallery, Newport, OR.
  • Photo Alchemy, Sandy 23 Gallery, Portland, OR. *Juried by Laura Moya.
  • Light Paintings, *Black Butte Ranch Gallery, Black Butte Ranch, OR.
  • Light Paintings, Elemental Arts, Portland, OR.
  • Consciousness, River Bend Fine Art Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • "Lo-fi"ography: Showcase of Alternative Photography Techniques, Gallery 360, Vancouver, WA. *Juried by Blue Mitchell.
  • Storm, Ozone Fine Art Gallery, Newport, OR.
  • Airmail 100, Modesto Art Museum, Modesto, CA.


2010

  • *Light Paintings by Natasha BaccaTurlock Art Commission, Turlock, CA.
  • Light Patterns, River Bend Fine Art Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • Scorpio, Po Boy Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • Light Paintings, Elemental Arts, Portland, OR.
  • Light Patterns, Anka Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • Members ShowcaseNewspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR.
  • Art Faculty Exhibition, Pinckney Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • *Light Paintings, The Loft of Bend, Bend, OR.
  • Small Works, BICA Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • Photography, BICA Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • 6' 6", Splendorporium, Portland, OR.
  • Roll CallSan Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, CA.
  • Members Show, The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC.
  • A Rainy Day Wildfire, Portland City Art, Portland, OR.
  • Art-Through-The-Mail-Campaign, Lebanon Art Factory, Lebanon, PA.
  • Love, Olympic Mills, Portland, OR.
  • Salon Style, BICA Gallery, Bend, Oregon.


2009

  • Colored Lights, 6th Street Gallery, Vancouver, WA.
  • Light Sensitive Material, Launch Pad Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • Family, Launch Pad Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • *Martinis, Bendistillery Martini Bar, Bend, OR.
  • COCC Art Faculty, Pinckney Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • Members ShowcaseNewspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR.
  • *Light Paintings, LePetite Couture, Portland, OR.
  • Passing LandscapesBICA Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • Mini Mini, Conspire Art Gallery, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Mini MiniCartel Art Gallery, Tempe, AZ.
  • 2-D Works, Village Ballroom, Portland, OR.
  • Photography, Sixth Street Gallery, Vancouver, WA.
  • Love, Olympic Mills, Portland, OR.
  • *Passing LandscapesBlondie, Portland, OR.
  • Impressions & Expressions, Pinckney Gallery, Bend, OR.


2008

  • Off The Wall, Working Artist’s Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • Equilibrium: A Human Mash Up, Olympic Mills, Portland, OR.
  • Members Showcase, Mirror Pond Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • Natural Abstractions, Mirror Pond Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • *Lightscapes, Tangerine, Bend, OR.
  • From Inspiration to Creation, Pinckney Gallery, Bend, OR.
  • Oregon Inventors Showcase, Oregon Museum of Science & Industry, Portland, OR.