Resident Artist

Giovanna Imperia (2nd term)

Medium: Jewelry Maker
Residency: January 1, 2006–
December 31, 2006

Giovanna Imperia designs and creates art jewelry by using a technique known as kumihimo. “In my work, I strive to provide unique visual and tactile experiences to the wearer by combining braided fiber, beads, mixed media and metal.” After working in the corporate world for years, Imperia now studies, teaches, and practices kumihimo full time.

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The application for the 2025 – 2026 cycle opens January 1, 2025. It’s free to apply!

The Artist Residency Program is designed to offer time and space for craft artists to focus on their creative work and interact with the public. The program supports emerging, mid-career, and established artists working in all craft media, including but not limited to clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood and mixed media.

The application for the 2025 – 2026 cycle opens January 1, 2025. It’s free to apply!

The Artist Residency Program is designed to offer time and space for craft artists to focus on their creative work and interact with the public. The program supports emerging, mid-career, and established artists working in all craft media, including but not limited to clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood and mixed media.

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