Grad Student Nathan Kosta Turns Lifelong Passion for Photography into Profession

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

GOLDEN GATE XPRESS -- As a 12-year-old boy backpacking through the Eastern Sierra, Nathan Kosta knew photography was his calling when he began capturing the vivid landscapes around him.

Now he’s a 32-year-old graduate student in the Master of Fine Arts program at San Francisco State, pursuing his childhood dream of curating art.

The majority of Kosta’s days are spent balancing his work time in the studio, his school work and teaching a digital photography class.

“When you’re a professional artist you have what people refer to as an art practice — and Nathan is really good at practicing,” art department Assistant Professor Sean McFarland said.