Heidi Kirkpatrick is a fine art photographer and educator based in Portland, Oregon. This is Heidi's tenth year of teaching black and white photography at the high school level at the Northwest Academy in downtown Portland.
Kirkpatrick's unique style of combining film positive imagery with a variety of objects to create her photo based three dimensional works has gained her national and international recognition.
Heidi has exhibited widely over the years and her work is held in numerous private and public collections including The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas; Harry Ransom Center, Austin, Texas; Springfield Museum of Art, Ohio; OHSU Corporate Collection, Portland, Oregon; and The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Heidi was selected for the Photolucida Critical Mass Top 50 in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 and received the solo show award at The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado in 2012. Heidi is also an Executive Board Member of the Portland Art Museum's Photography Council. Kirkpatrick is represented by G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, Washington; Panopticon Gallery in Boston, Massachusetts; Wall Space Gallery, Santa Barbara, California; Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami, Florida and High Noon Culture in Beijing, China.
Using a wide variety of photographic and multimedia techniques, a photographer transforms found objects from her deceased relatives into loving, artistic mementos.