Where Creativity Works for Masako Kamiya

September 25, 2015

p1100623-edited-retouched-500“My goal as an instructor is not to simply tell students what may make their art work better, but to demonstrate how to think and work as an artist.” – Masako Kamiya, Associate Professor, Foundation, Painting and Drawing

Masako joined the full time faculty at Montserrat teaching in the Painting and Foundation Departments in the fall of 2002. Her solo show at Kingston Gallery in 2002 was featured in Art in America and featured in two editions of New American Paintings. In 2004 she received a grant from the St. Botolph Foundation. In April 2010, her fifth solo show at Gallery NAGA has run along with the first museum solo exhibit at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA.black_rain

She is a 2006 and 2010 recipient of Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant. Her work will be exhibited at the first biennial exhibition of MCC Visual Art Award Recipients organized by the Tufts University Art Gallery at The Aidekman Arts Center, Medford, MA in the summer of 2011.

Education: B.F.A. and Diploma, Fine Arts, Montserrat College of Art; M.F.A., Painting, Massachusetts College of Art