USA & Canada
Years of experience: More than 10
Kari Orvik is a San Francisco-based photographer and educator. Using film, the wet plate collodion process, and found materials, her work looks at the resilience and fragility of our changing urban and natural environments, exploring what we hold onto, what we let go of, and where we place value.
Kari has exhibited at the Oakland Museum of California, the Petersen Museum in LA, SF Camerawork. Her work is in the collection of the Berkeley Art Museum. An artist in residence at Recology SF (the dump), Rayko Photo Center, and the Headlands Center for the Arts, she has taught digital and alternative photo processes at the San Francisco Art Institute, City College of SF, UC Berkeley, and currently operates a tintype portrait studio
in San Francisco's Outer Mission.