Resident Artist

Masumi Kataoka

Medium: Metal Artist
Residency: January 1, 2004–
January 1, 2005

Masumi Kataoka is a metal artist that creates jewelry. Kataoka incorporates human hair in conjunction with precious metals. Kataoka’s interest in use of human hair ranges from Victorian mourning jewelry to blurring the boundaries between her jewelry and the body itself. While in residency, she continued to work with similar materials to expand her ideas about jewelry.

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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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