Martha Ketterer
Photographer Martha Ketterer's Original Mirror exhibit at Southeast Museum of Photography

About Martha…

My first photography class was while attending design school at UC Berkeley. Becoming an urban designer, drawn to the larger conceptual design environment, I initially used photography as a documentary medium. Since then, I have put fine art image making at the forefront of my creative energies. Subsequently, studying again at…


San Francisco Art Institute
College of San Mateo, Art / Photography
UC Berkeley, Visual Arts
Stanford University, Photography Program


Float Magazine, portfolio page, La Luna Los Cabos
Shots Magazine, Summer issue, Moonlight 1
San Francisco Chronicle Art and Exhibits, read the article
Black & White Magazine, single and portfolio competitions
Half Moon Bay Review, Artist Profile

Exhibitions / Reviews

  • 2022 Photolucida Critical Mass Finalist, "UnderWater"
  • 2022 Atlanta Photography Group, juried show, "UnderWater"
  • 2021 Minnesota Marine Art Museum, "La Luna Los Cabos", Winona, MN
  • 2021 Best of LACP Review, What Can You Remember Blog, "La Luna Los Cabos", Los Angeles, CA
  • 2021 Dallas Center for Photography, "The Human Portrait", Dallas, TX
  • 2020 Dartmouth University Art Gallery, "We are all Contagious", Hanover, NH
  • 2020 San Francisco Bay Month of Photography, "America Undercover"
  • 2019 Marin MOCA, Winter Solstice Exhibition, “Moonlight 1”, Novato, CA
  • 2019 Center for Creative Photography, “Qualities of Light”, Tucson, AZ
  • 2019 A Photo Editor blog, best of Photolucida, “La Luna Los Cabos”, Durango, CO
  • 2019 Solo Exhibition, Lishui Photo Festival, “La Luna Los Cabos”, China
  • 2019 Center for Creative Photography, “Qualities of Light”, Tucson, AZ
  • 2019 SE Museum of Photography, “Formal Portraiture”, Daytona Beach, FL
  • 2019 Robert Anderson Gallery, “Small Works”, Denver, CO
  • 2019 Coastal Art Gallery, “La Luna Los Cabos”, Half Moon Bay, CA
  • 2018 Los Angeles Center of Photography, “Creative Portrait”
  • 2018 ACCI Gallery, “Original Mirror”, Berkeley, CA
  • 2018 PhotoAlliance, Smith Andersen Gallery, San Anselmo, CA
  • 2018 Santa Fe Photographic, “Diversity”, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2018 Fotofest, “Original Mirror” Houston, TX
  • 2017 Foley Gallery, Analog vs. Digital, “Original Mirror”, New York, NY
  • 2017 Black Box Gallery, “Photoshoot: 2017”, Portland, OR
  • 2107 ACCI Gallery, “Art of Living”, Berkeley, CA
  • 2017 Santa Fe Workshops, Juried competition “Portraits”, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2017 Art for Aids, UCSF Health Project, Juried Auction, San Francisco, CA
  • 2017 The Mills Building, “The Eye’s Bidding”, San Francisco, CA
  • 2107 Photolucida, Portfolio Review, Portland, OR
  • 2017 Rayko Art Center, Winter Show, “Original Mirror”, San Francisco, CA

  • 2016 IPA, Int’l Photography Awards, “Between Sea and Sky”
  • 2106 Avenue 25 Gallery, “Envisioning Cuba”, San Mateo, CA
  • 2016 Diego Rivera Gallery, “Kora”, San Francisco, CA
  • 2016 Fotofest Portfolio Review, “Between Sky and Sea”, Houston, TX
  • 2016 Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Electron Salon d’Art
  • 2015 Medium Festival, “Love Hurts”, San Diego, CA
  • 2015 Gallery 10, “Absence of Self”, San Mateo, CA
  • 2015 Caldwell Gallery, “Women’s View”, Redwood City, CA
  • 2014 Griffin Museum of Photography, “Winter Show”, Winchester, MA
  • 2014 Diego Rivera Gallery, “The Less You See”, San Francisco, CA
  • 2014 Caldwell Gallery, “Luminous Essays”, Redwood City, CA
  • 2014 Avenue 25 Gallery, “The Glass House”, San Mateo, CA
  • 2014 Peninsula Art Institute, “Song Inside My Head”, Burlingame, CA
  • 2014 FotoFest, Portfolio Review, “Emerge”, Houston, TX
  • 2014 Photo Alliance, Portfolio Review, “Emerge”, San Francisco, CA
  • 2013 Yerba Buena Gallery Walk, “Illusion”, San Francisco, CA
  • 2011, 2012 Pacific Arts Guild, Juried, “Photo Today”, Palo Alto, CA
  • 2011 Gallery 10, “Reflect”, San Mateo, CA