Green Festival Speakers
Connection to land is the inspiration for the trilogy of short films/ installations Catherine’s created over the last 10 years, with the last in the series, ‘Open Doors,’ premiering in 2014. As an artist, Catherine Herrera seeks to awaken and inspire in audiences the deeply rooted ties to land that encourage care and appreciation for the healing power of the natural world. Catherine spent her youth at many treasured Bay Area and coast’s natural wonders with her grandparents. Later in life, Catherine learned more about her Ohlone family heritage, today, she is a member participating in the cultural revitalization efforts of the whole community. Catherine Herrera is also a photojournalist, whose work is published in newspapers, magazines, and purchased by collectors. Catherine is a public speaker on the artistic process and healing and invited to share her films/installations, photographs, and art. Learn more at www.catherineherrera.com. Portfolio: www.catherineherreraphotography.com.