Chad Brown, founder of Soul River Inc., is an accomplished documentary style portrait and adventure photographer, creative director and conservationist. Come hear his stories of adventures through the arctic, his advocacy work as well as his incredible work with veterans suffering from PTSD utilizing Soul River as a platform to promote wellness in the outdoors.
Vendors and advocacy groups will be in store to showcase just how you can get involved in the PNW community and beyond.
Refreshments will be served with beer from Base Camp Brewing Company
Chad has a strong vein when it comes to outdoor adventure travel and documenting threatened wild spaces, as well as connecting the public to endangered areas by capturing and showing the true spirit of the people of these lands. He also produces intense, raw images of stylized dramatic documentary portraits by creatively using a bold approach, unique angles, and dramatic lighting. He is deeply interested in capturing moments of passion and the human spirit. Through his striking documentary portraits and photographic exhibitions, he showcases and advocates for social and environmental justice.
Brown is a Boardmember of the National Wildlife Refuge Association. He has been featured on:
- Outside Magazine
- The Drake.....and in various Pacific Northwest publications.
Additionally, Brown was the first recipient of the Breaking Barriers Award Presented by Orvis, as well as the Bending Toward Justice Award from Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley.