Kate Black is a documentary filmmaker, photographer, and stained-glass mosaic artist. She specializes in creating conscious cinema by working with others that are environmentally and socially aware and are developing more effective and efficient forms of conservation. By providing a platform for these unique stories to be shared, Kate aims to work with various communities to create a more inspired, aware, and conscious place to live.
Kate received her Master's degree in Multimedia Journalism at the University of Oregon and her Bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, where she studied Broadcast Journalism. She has worked with esteemed herbalist Susun Weed and her documentary film featuring Powell’s Books was broadcast on OPB’s Oregon Lens. She is a member of the National Association of Professional Women and is featured in an upcoming edition of Women of Distinction Magazine.
Kate is an avid outdoor enthusiast, rock climber, backpacker and snowboarder, who never leaves for an adventure without a camera in hand. Kate has a particular interest in yoga, meditation, and spiritual evolution of self as well as the collective. She loves to design artistic collages and creates one-of-a-kind stained glass mosaics and bottle cap art. You can view some of her art here. She currently resides in the Pacific Northwest with her Rottweiler, Stevie. They are probably on an adventure somewhere, you can find out where and follow her most recent work by checking out her Instagram.
Winner of Oregon Episodic Lab's Narrative Accelerator Program, March 2016.
Documentary Featured on OPB's Oregon Lens, Summer 2014.
Travel Oregon wrote a wonderful feature piece about Adventures Across Oregon and Kate Black's short film entitled, Reflections of the Trask is featured on their story. Click here to find out more information.
Healing jewelry maker and intuitive healer, the Lady of Lightning features one of Kate Black's videos on her home page. You can find the video and more info about the Lady of Lightning here.
Restoration Climbing, a grassroots initiative to promote awareness and sustainability within the climbing community, features Kate Black's videos here under the videos from their partners.
Above: Stained Glass Mosaic Gallery Showing at Cafe Vita in the Alberta Arts District, August 2015.
Above: Stained Glass Mosaics // Repurposed Wind Chimes // Home Goods featured at the Saturday Market, Saturdays and Sundays, NW Waterfront Park, Portland, Or.
Left: Stained Glass Mosaics // Repurposed Wind Chimes featured at the Vintage Vendors on Sandy Blvd in Portland, Or, August 2015.