Shesaidred, is a photographer, filmmaker and artist known for her framed dream-like cinematic stills.  

She was born and raised in Oregon, by hard working Mexican immigrant parents. She initially trained and practiced as a hairstylist before becoming fascinated with the world of photography and filmmaking. When not in the darkroom or filming, you’ll find her interpreting for the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights and Labor Commissioner of San Francisco.


2016 Art of Filmmaking 1, NW Film Center, Portland, OR

2012-2013 Todd Hido Studio, Professional Activities, Oakland, CA

2004 Associate of Arts,  City College of San Francisco Photography Department, San Francisco, CA

Solo Exhibits

2014 Sleep, Cafe 817, Oakland, CA

2013 Everyday, Farley’s, Oakland, CA

2012 Sleep When I’m Dead, Scream, Oakland, CA

2012 Walk Softly, Marion and Rose’s Workshop, Oakland,CA

Group Exhibits

2018 Exquisite Little Things,  jury selected, Jan Watten, Gray Loft Gallery,  Oakland, OR

2018 In Gratitud,  jury selected, Laura Valenti, LightBox Photographic Gallery,  Astoria, OR

2018 Odd,  jury selected, Russell Joslin, LightBox Photographic Gallery,  Astoria, OR

2018 Plastic Camera Show,  jury selected, Ann Jastrab, Honorable Mention, Santa Clara Univ Art Dept, Santa Clara, CA

2018 Exbounding Boundaries, jury selected, Scott B. Davis, LACP, Los Angeles, CA

2018 Light Sensitive, Art Intersection Street Project, Gilbert, AZ

2018 Interior, Seities Magazine, Shelf Life Books, EXPOSURE Photo Festival, Calgary, Canada

2018 Seeing Red, Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, CA

2018 The Creative Portrait, LACP, Los Angeles, CA

2017 Off The Wall, Art Intersection Street Project, Gilbert, AZ

2017 Light Sensitive, Art Intersection Street Project, Gilbert, AZ

2017 Hospitality House Annual Art Auction, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA

2017  Rayko’s 10th Annual International Plastic Camera Show, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA

2016 Untitled, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA

2015 Art For The House, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015 Hospitality House Annual Art Auction, White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

2015 Indivisualism, RPS Gallery, Oakland, CA

2012 Not Kansas: Photographers Explore Their Own Worlds, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA

2011 We Out Here, Big Umbrella Studios, San Francisco, CA

2008 Eth6 Magazine Artist Exhibition, BlankSpace Gallery, Oakland, CA

2006 Dandelionblack: Flesh 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA


2016 “Un Ostión.”  Screening, Whitsell Theater, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR 


“No More Bad Nudes” PDN Magazine Dec 2018: 54 Print.

“Don’t Take Pictures” Photo Of The Day, Kat Kiernan, Editor-in-Chief, Sept 18, 2018: Online 

“Interior.” Seities Magazine, A Traditional Photography Publication & Gallery, Polaroid Competition Winner Interview Winter/Spring Issue 2018: 47,51, 57-62 Print

“Your Daily Photograph.” Emerging/Contemporary Aug 8, 2017: Online 

“Your Daily Photograph.” Ann Jastrab, guest curator Jan 17, 2014: Online 

“Portrait Issue” PH Magazine Vol 16 2012: 110-123 Print.

“Nettie R. Harris.” TISSUE Vol 1 Nov 2011:  24 Print.

“The Photography Issue” Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine, 2008: Print.

Edwin Pouncey “Loving The Alien”  Wire Magazine, Dec. 2006: 29 Print.

“Two Weeks Of Rain” Riot Magazine Australia Vol 3 Oct, 2005: 34 Print.


Pacific Grove Museum, Pacific Grove, CA

Hospitality House, San Francisco, CA

SF Camera Works, San Francisco, CA

Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA


2015 Photographer’s Portfolio, City College Of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 

2012 Out Of Sight, Rayko Photo Center San Francisco, CA


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