Brianna Ortega is a multidisciplinary contemporary artist and surfer. She holds an honors B.A. in Art Practices from Portland State University, and has shown her work at art spaces and museums in Portland, San Diego, and Italy. Her work focuses on connecting ideas of belonging, discomfort, and the ocean. She is passionate about bringing people of varying disciplines together to think and create art in new ways. You can also find her working at Haystack Rock Awareness Program in Cannon Beach, both educating others about the ocean and learning new things every day.