Born 1990, M.A. Baratta was raised in the city of Orange in California. He put down roots in San Francisco, California and began formal classes at the San Francisco Art Institute. There he studied with Linda Connor, Jack Fulton, Krista Lynes, Jennifer Locke & Mark Van Proyen in an array of classes ranging from analog & digital photography, printmaking, critical art-theory to sound, performance & language. As of 2016, M.A. is finishing his BFA in photography from the University of Utah with a Criminology Certificate through the Department of Sociology.

M.A. Baratta's work consists primarily of fine art photographic portraiture but also includes commercial & commissioned work from videography, video editing, silkscreen & photographic printing to production assisting & set photography for online content, television shows and full length feature films. Clients that M.A. has worked with include: The Walking Dead/Skybound Productions, BBC- America/"Top Gear", Twitter, University of Southern California (USC), FreeGoldWatch, Enzoani, White Rain-Productions, Clark Baker Productions,  Mission Graduates, Mckesson Pharmaceuticals, Elle Australia & The United Way of the Bay Area.

M.A. Baratta currently lives & works in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Resume: Baratta Resume 2018.pdf


"Top Gear" (Tv show, syndicated), BBC Worldwide- Set Production Assistant, SLC, UT 2015

"A Christmas Eve Miracle" (full length film) Art Department & Production Assistant, SLC, UT 2015

"Surge of Power II: Revenge of the Sequel (full length film) Set/Production Photography, SLC, UT 2015

"The Living Room Window (short film) Set/Production Photography SLC, UT 2015

The Photo Collective Studios (studio assistant) SLC, UT 2014-2015

SLUGmag (contributing staff photographer) 2014 - 2015

POND MAG (article/interview of my photographic work) 2014

elle australia november 2014 main fashion spread (assistant to photographer nick leary)

little lotus vintage (etsy) 2014

twitter; assisted photoshoot of executives for fast company mag (sf) 2013

ignition duo (sf) 2013

betabrand, various product photography (sf) 2013 ; & (sf) 2011

"Dr0ne" (production assistant, 2012; la, ca) 2012 {click for IMDB credit link}

the united way of the bay area; assisted ana homonnay on a campaign photoshoot (sf) 2012
mission graduates; assisted ana homonnay on a campaign photoshoot (non-profit; sf,ca) 2012

mckesson pharmaceuticals; assisted campaign photoshoot (sf) 2012

radiostar studios, silkscreen printer & studio photographer (weed, california) 2010

rayko photo center, analog darkroom tech (sf, ca) 2009-2012

free gold watch, freelance silkscreen printer (sf, ca) 2010-2011

enzoani 2012 runway and tradeshow event, photographer & videographer (oc, ca) 2012; featured photograph in group show 2010

SFAI freshman curated group show 
(SFAI Diego Rivera Gallery)
 January, 2010

photoworks sf sixth edition zine (cover image & printed spread) 2012

grand bizzare gallery - made c-41 prints for 
nettie r. harris' first fine art photographic show
(chicago, il) march, 2012 

lyam sparkes (silkscreened artwork) 2011