Kathleen Clark


Kathleen Clark’s well regarded 2020 book of photographic reconstructions, The White House China, explores her interest in history, race and politics. The work was recognized in 2020 by Center Santa Fe’s Project Launch Grants, Critical Mass Top 50, and Px3. She is currently pursuing exhibition opportunities as well as creating new work.

She directed the contemporary Los Angeles galleries SPOT Photo Works, Clark | Oshin and The Woman’s Building and has an MFA degree in studio art and photography from the University of California, Irvine. She served on the faculty at USC and at Art Center College of Design, where she continues to consult.  She was also recipient of numerous grants for mixed media collaborative work from the Seattle Arts Commission, Portland’s Metropolitan Arts Commission, Oregon Arts Commission and for a New Genres grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Kathleen Clark is also a freelance photography editor and researcher with editorial credits including freelance travel editing for Sunset magazine, photo direction of Los Angeles Magazine and photo editing at LA Weekly.

She served as a juror or portfolio reviewer at a number of festivals and contests including: Critical Mass, Photolucida, Fotofest, Review Santa Fe, Review LA, Los Angeles Center of Photography, IPA, Tokyo International Photo Awards, IPA’s One-Shot Movement, Center for Fine Art Photography and Palm Springs Photo Festival.