A master metalsmith in every respect, Yoshiko Yamamoto has been creating lyrical jewelry and hollowware for fifty years. This exhibition is a survey of her work from the 1960’s to the present. Incorporating a variety of materials and a myriad of of techniques, her work reflects the experience of teaching at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston from 1974 to 2011.
Yoshiko Yamamoto’s work ranges from timeless elegant pieces incorporating precious metals and stones to playful, sculptural, kinetic earrings, brooches and rings that sway and move with the slightest movement. The recipient of Ford and Mellon Foundation Grants for the Arts, her work is held in numerous private and public collections including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; The Museum of Art and Design, New York; The Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D. C. and the Long Beach Art Museum, California.
We invite all metal work aficionados to visit this second survey exhibition of Yoshiko Yamamoto’s lifelong work.