Katarina Spik Skum

Sámi craftsperson and artist

Katarina Spik Skum (b. 1979) is a Sámi craftsperson and artist based in Jokkmokk, Sweden. She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in duodji (Sámi fine arts) from the Sámi University College in Kautokeino. She is building her practice on Sami craft and artistic traditions, drawing inspiration from the Sápmi landscape and culture, with a main focus on reindeer skin. She has exhibited her work at the Sámi Duodji Foundation Sameslöjdstiftelsen, Jokkmokk; Ájtte; the Swedish Mountain and Sami Museum, Jokkmokk and the Sami Center for Contemporary Art, Karasjok.

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