Paige Ricks, MJ, MFA


Visual artist

Paige Ricks is a photographer based in Oakland, California. With her background in journalism, storytelling is integral to her photography. While studying at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, she quickly gravitated towards her camera, blending writing with visual narratives. Her photography is bold, expressive, and optimistic, often utilizing a saturated color palette to highlight her subjects’ vibrant energy.

Ricks also holds a master’s of fine art in photography from the Academy of Art in San Francisco, a Bachelor’s of Arts from CSU Fresno, and she recently completed a Graphic Design Certificate from UC Berkeley Extension.