Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer and Kaden Kratzer

September 10th – October 6th, 2016

Please join us for the Opening & Artists Reception on Saturday, September 10, from 6-9pm.
Juror’s talk by Kaden Kratzer – Friday, September 9th at 7pm

Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer and Kaden Kratzer

Jurors’ Bios

We are pleased to have Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer and Kaden Kratzer as jurors for Remnants!

Nikolova and Kratzer are modern day alchemists practicing heliograph processes of the 19th Century and the handcrafting of unique image-objects. They live in the Bay Area of California.

Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer crafts lens-less photogenic drawings (photograms) on metal and glass and also works with large-format cameras and period lenses to create tintypes and ambrotypes. In addition to being featured in various publications, including Oxford American, her work has been shown nationally and internationally and recognized with awards.

Kaden Kratzer took up photography after advanced studies in film production. In the tradition of old day alchemists, he is interested in antiquarian and obscure photographic processes of the 19th century. He studied photography in a variety of venues, including Stanford University, KALA Berkeley Art Institute, Rayko Photo Center, F295, and the George Eastman Museum. Kaden has exhibited nationally and internationally and his artwork has been recognized with awards. His work has been featured in a variety of publications, including Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes: Popular Historic and Contemporary Techniques by Jill Enfield. Kaden has been dedicated to building a community around contemporary avant-garde use of antiquarian processes and supporting artists.