About An artist and photography editor, Kathleen Clark lives and works in Southern California. She was Director of the contemporary Los Angeles photography galleries Spot Photo Works and Clark | Oshin Gallery. In her personal work she utilizes photography and mixed media to explore themes of environment, language, home, family and history. She has exhibited works in galleries such as COCA in Seattle, the Portland Art Museum, Southern Exposure in San Francisco and LACE in Los Angeles. She has a Master of Fine Arts degree in studio art and photography, and served as faculty at Art Center College of Design and at the University of Southern California. In addition she has won commissions and grants for collaborative work from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Oregon Arts Commission, Seattle Arts Commission, Bumbershoot Festival and the Metropolitan Arts Commission, Portland, Oregon. Kathleen was the longtime Photo Director of Los Angeles Magazine and LA Weekly newspaper. She works privately with fine art, commercial and editorial photographers in the editing of their work for books, portfolios and other presentations and publications in addition to developing and enriching overall bodies of work. She won numerous awards from the Society of Publication Design, American Photography and the City and Regional Magazine Awards. Kathleen Clark reviewed portfolios for Photo Lucida, Review Santa Fe, FotoFest Houston, Art Center College of Design, Palm Springs Photo Festival, The Lucie Foundation, Los Angeles Center of Photography, and Eyeist. As a juror, she served the Tokyo International Photography Awards, Critical Mass, and the International Photography Awards.