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Kathy Aoki

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Lives in
SF Bay Area

Works in
SF Bay Area


photography, performance, mockumentary, etching, printmaking, sculpture

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Kathy Aoki addresses gender and pop-culture issues through approachable visual formats with a twist of humor. Her work can be found in major collections across the United States. Aoki lives and works in the Silicon Valley where she is an Associate Professor of Studio Art at Santa Clara University.

Her website is :

Kathy Aoki has artwork in the collections of:


New York Metropolitan Museum of Art

Harvard Art Museums

Achenbach Graphic Arts Collection (Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco)

City of Seattle

Spencer Museum, University of Kansas, Lawrence


Awards include artist residencies at:

The Headlands Center for the Arts

The MacDowell Colony

The Djerassi Artist’s Residency Program

Fundacion Val Paraiso (Spain)

Frans Masereel Centrum (Belgium)


Kathy Aoki has shown her work in:

New York City, Seattle, San Francisco, Quito (Equador), Knoxville, Los Angeles, Paris


Recent Exhibits

Kathy Aoki participated in these exhibits:

Nov, 2015 Commedia: New Prints 2015/Autumn
International Print Center New York (IPCNY)
Oct, 2015 Passport 2015
Sep, 2015 Connect and Collect: ICA’s Annual Art Exhibition and Auction
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)
Feb, 2015 Dig
Central Booking
Nov, 2014 New Prints 2013/14: Benefit Exhibition & Silent Auction
International Print Center New York (IPCNY)
May, 2014 New Prints 2014/Summer
IPCNY International Print Center New York
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