Kathy Fujii-Oka was born in Berkeley and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received her Fine Art degree from UC Berkeley, with an emphasis in painting and ceramics. She has been a painter since childhood and has been exhibiting her art professionally for over twenty years. Her work is interdisciplinary, and Kathy’s current work explores gender and identity, self-reflection in isolation and political themes. Through her research, she continues to expand on her spiritual process, which assists to create art that heals.