Shohei Katayama

Shohei Katayama is a Japanese American artist living in Pittsburgh, PA. His work includes line drawings, sculpture and conceptual installation art. Utilizing his art as a catalyst for environmental conversations, his work examines the underlying patterns and forces of nature by showcasing unseen relationships in ecology. Katayama uses materials like magnets, iron flakes, and oil-based sharpies to create work that embodies the philosophy associated with ecological examination. Through his work, Katayama demonstrates the entanglements that are present between such systems and illustrates the disruptions that can occur when individual components are manipulated.

art at the museum



Other Works

Nimbus Drum, 2017

Butterflies, 2019

Glacier, Ancient Voices, 2019

怪光 – KAIKOU, 2019

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