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Megumi Naitoh

Megumi Naitoh was born in Tokyo in 1972. Megumi was formally trained in ceramics in the United States receiving M.F.A. from Massachusetts College of Art in 2000, and B.S. in Applied Arts from San Diego State University in1995. She currently resides in Boston, MA, where she and is an Associate Professor of Art at Emmanuel College. She can be reached at

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iPhone Portrait Series, 2007-8. Installation view, each piece 4.5 x 2.5 in.
The combination of unfamiliar elements is a consistent idea running though my work. Born and raised in Tokyo, I remember a dense city with its own strong traditions that was also flooded with the foreign culture of different countries.