Bio

Rick Bahto lives in Los Angeles. He has exhibited work utilizing┬ástill and motion picture photography, sound, and performance at a variety of museums, galleries, microcinemas, film festivals, conferences, alternative spaces, and scenic locations spanning the Northern Hemisphere, including commissions from Monday Evening Concerts and The Huntington. His interest in music has led him to both collaborate with and perform works by various composers, including Casey Anderson, Luciano Chessa, and Julia Holter. He has curated programs of experimental film and video, performance, and music including regular programming at the Echo Park Film Center, as well as programs at REDCAT and the wulf. in Los Angeles, Artist’s Television Access and San Francisco Art Institute in San Francisco, Exploded View in Tuscon, Yale University in New Haven, and others. He received a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, and has himself taught at the Echo Park Film Center, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, and Otis College of Art and Design. He is currently working on his MFA at the University of California, Riverside.