about the artist

Beret Olsen is a photographer, writer, and educator living in the San Francisco Bay Area. After studying art at Rhode Island School of Design and California College of the Arts, she taught black and white darkroom photography at CCA for four years. Beret is currently the photo editor for the literary journal 100 word story and a member of the Fort Mason Photo Collective. Her photographic work has appeared at SF Camerawork, Hatch Gallery (Oakland), the Irwin, Test Strip, and Oliver Art Center galleries at CCA, and in a variety of publications including a high school science text, First Class Lit and a German tech blog.

You can find a growing number of her irreverent essays, short fictions, and photographs on Bad Parenting 101. Beret also writes and photographs for the educational blog LobeStir.