Kalaija Mallery

a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Portland, OR. current explorations are in realms of research based art practices, experiental collaborations, and social engagement as a means of survival.

contact: kalaija.mallery@gmail.com

Instagram @kalaija.m

b. 1992

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EDUCATION

2016   BFA  in Photography, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2013   AAOT in Digital Art/Design, Lane Community College, Eugene, OR

SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS

2016    Photography Department Merit Sholarship, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2014    PNCA Achievement Scholarship, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2013    PNCA Rose City Scholarship, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2013    PNCA Scholarship for Success, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

EXHIBITIONS

 2017   Obscuring the Ambient, Concealing the Encompassing, The Mezzanine, PNCA (Portland, OR)

 2017   Object Memory, OV Project Space, (Portland, OR)

 2017   Kalaija Mallery (solo), NeverLab, (Portland, OR)

 2016   Illustration of Future Palinodes (solo), Elevator Gallery One, (Portland, OR)

 2016   Photography Scholarship Show, Gallery B10, (Portland, OR)

 2016   Media Arts Exhibition, 511 Atrium, (Portland, OR)

 2015   Color Photography: A Picture Show, Black Box Gallery, (Portland, OR)

 2015   Punctum: 20th Annual Juried Exhibition, Photo Center Northwest, (Seattle, WA)

 2014   BFA/Alumni Juried Exhibition, Pacific Northwest College of Art, (Portland, OR)

 2013   BFA Juried Show, Pacific Northwest College of Art, (Portland, OR)

 

CURATORIAL

 2018   Marguerite Bailey, thirdspace, Portland, OR

 2018   First Brick presents: Essy Hart and Sevin Mundo, thirdspace, Portland, OR

 2017   Abigail Emiko Inoue Cox, thirdspace, Portland, OR

 2017   Seamless Document, Student Gallery, Portland, OR

PUBLICATIONS

2018   The Book of Everyday Instruction (Chloe Bass), The Operating System, New York, NY

2017   Oneiric House, Self Published

2015   The Whole Animal, Literary Journal, PNCA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017  Founder, ThirdRoom center for arts/research, Portland, OR

2017  Graduate Teacher’s Assistant: Sara Bernstein, Portland, OR

2017  Artist Assistant: Chloë Bass, Brooklyn, NY

2017  Documentation Photography: Michael Mandiberg, Brooklyn, NY

2017  Blue Sky Curatorial Committee Member, Portland, OR

2017  TA: Advanced Studio Lighting, PNCA, Portland, OR

2017   Artist Assistant: Letha Wilson, Portland, OR

2016   Digital Print Studio: Lab Technician, Portland, OR

2016   Empire Labs: In-House Designer, Portland, OR

2016   Jennifer Brinkman: Photo-Assistant, Portland, OR

2015   Empire Labs: Advertising/Product Photographer, Portland, OR

2015  JD White Studios: Studio Internship, Portland, OR