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CULT Aimee Friberg Exhibitions – Masako Miki and Dr. Natasha Boas: Studio Visit and Discussion
January 28 @ 4:00 pm PST - 5:00 pm PST
Join artist Masako Miki and independent curator and writer Dr. Natasha Boas for a discussion of Miki’s new public art commission of 9 bronze sculptures in San Francisco’s Mission Bay, which will be unveiled later this winter. Miki and Boas will discuss the new bronze forms of Miki’s ongoing Shapeshifter series, and give sneak peeks into her studio practice in Berkeley, as she prepares for her third solo exhibition New Mythologies with CULT Aimee Friberg Exhibitions. CULT Director Aimee Friberg will facilitate a Q&A after the discussion. Please feel free to submit questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Masako Miki was born in Osaka, Japan and has resided in the Bay Area for over twenty years. She has exhibited throughout the Bay Area at venues including Headlands Center for the Arts, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Kala Art Institute, and The Lab. She was a resident artist at The Wassaic Project (Wassaic, NY), Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, VT), Project 387 (Gualala, CA), Kamiyama Artists in Residency (Tokushima, Japan), Facebook Artist in Residence (Menlo Park, CA) and the de Young Museum with an accompanying solo exhibition in 2016.
She received the 2018 Inga Maren Otto Fellowship from the Watermill Center in New York and 2017 Artist Fellow Award from Kala Art Institute in Berkeley. Her works are in the collections of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Facebook, The Byrd Hoffman Watermill Foundation, New York, McEvoy Art Foundation, and many notable private collections. Miki received her MFA from San Jose State University. She is represented by CULT Aimee Friberg Exhibitions.
Dr. Natasha Boas is a San Francisco and Paris based independent curator and writer. She was raised in San Francisco and is a strong advocate for SF artists both nationally and internationally and is a regular contributor to Frieze. Her upcoming exhibitions just received the 2020 Warhol Foundation Grant.
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