Nate Mahoney creates work inspired by dualities. Design and Art. Video and Still Photography. Nature and Urban. The work is centered on compassion for others trying to survive in our complex and inhospitable world. As a queer artist, Design Researcher, and urban dweller, Mahoney reacts to the city with inspired work that communicates connections between people, time, nature, place, and space.
Nate Mahoney’s art practice delves into dualities between urban and rural, art and design, moving images and still photography to create a variety of work. Mahoney’s works often result from a research practice and collaborative process.
As a Design Researcher, Nate has worked on many innovative experiences including pandemic COVID websites for SF.gov and UX research on early cancer molecular diagnostics for ExactSciences.
Nate received a MFA in Design from California College of the Arts, a MFA in Cinema and Photography from Southern Illinois University, and a BA in Liberal Arts from The Evergreen State College.
Nate is the founder of TheUrbanistSF.com and regularly hosts pop up events in collaboration with Larkin Street Youth, Sunday Streets, and donates a part of all sales to Larkin Street Youth Services.
Nate lives and works in downtown San Francisco, California.