RICARDO NAGAOKA                              




2015   Bachelor of Fine Arts - Photography (Independent concentration in Film Production), Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2011    High School Diploma with Honors, Appleby College, Oakville, ON


Solo Exhibitions

2015    The Allegory of a Heritage, Red Eye Gallery, Providence, RI

2015    A Distant Land, Manzana de la Rivera, Asunción, Paraguay


Group Exhibitions

2015    The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2015, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, ID

2015    Not So Simple, Red Eye Gallery, Providence, RI

2014    OPEN, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

2014    Le Salon d'Exposé, Exposé, Providence, RI

2014    Latin American Fotografía 3, 3rd issue launch party catalogue, New York, NY

2014    RISD Photography Triennial, Woods-Gerry, Providence, RI

2013    Clerestory Journal Winter Launch Event, Providence, RI

2012    /alt Graduate Student Conference, Northeastern University in Boston, MA

2011    Appleby College Centennial Art Show, Oakville, ON

2010    WOW Photo Contest, Second place & honorary mention, Calgary, AB


Online Publications

2016    Fotofilmic Summer Shortlist '16, Shortlisted, Print Shop Feature

2016    Mutant Space, Feature

2016    Float Photo Magazine, Portfolio feature

2016    Fotografía Magazine, Web highlight

2016    PhotoArtMag, Interview 

2016    Thisispaper, Feature

2015    Dispatches from Latin America, Interview and feature

2015    Bird In Flight, Feature

2014    Aint-Bad Magazine, Feature

2014    HyperAllergic, Feature

2014    FeatureShoot, Feature

2014    The Center for Fine Art Photography, Online gallery feature for “OPEN”

2014    Onward, Forward, Feature

2014    Dispatches from Latin America, DFLA Reader Spotlight

2013    Photography Served, Feature


Print Publications

2015   Magenta Flash Forward Emerging Photographers , Magenta Foundation, Toronto, ON

2015   American Photography 31 , Issue #31, New York City, NY

2015   Diario ABC Color, Newspaper feature on solo show, Asunción, Paraguay

2015   Revista Chic, Interview and full page magazine feature, Asunción, Paraguay

2015   La Nación, Newspaper feature on solo show, Asunción, Paraguay

2015   Latin American Fotografía and Ilustración 3, Issue #3, New York City, NY

2014    OPEN Catalogue, The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, OPEN show

2014    Production Paradise, Feature for Latin American Fotografía 3 winning artists

2013    Clerestory Journal of the Arts, Winter Issue of 2013

2013    Tulane Review, Entry into the Spring Issue of 2013


Work Experience

Present  Caldera Arts, Photographer, Portland, OR

Present  In The Flicker, Junior producer, Portland, OR

Present  Aint-Bad Magazine, Assistant Editor, Online

2015    Educator at Newspace Center for Photography, Intro to digital photography and photoshop, Portland, OR

2015    Director of Photography in "Spink", Elliot Worth's thesis film, Cresskill, NJ

2015    Director of Photography in "Stream", Marissa Goldman's thesis film, Providence, RI

2015    Director and Director of Photography in "Pablito", Personal thesis film, Asunción, Paraguay

2014    Teaching Assistant at RISD, Thad Russell’s “Intro to Photography for Majors”, Providence, RI

2014    Director of Photography in “Tormentas”, Teaser film, Asunción, Paraguay

2014    Production Assistant in “Felices los que lloran”, Feature length film, Asunción, Paraguay

2014    Teacher at the Summer Arts Conservatory, Adobe CC Products, Alhambra, CA

2014    Director of Photography in “Doubting Tomas”, Ashton Agbomenou's thesis film, Providence, RI

2013    Production Assistant at SynchroImage, Commercial shoots, Asunción, Paraguay

2013    Teaching Assistant at RISD, Josephine Sittenfeld’s “Documentary Photography”, Providence, RI