Residency Dates
  • August 2015 – September 2015
  • February 2016 – March 2016
  • June 2016 – June 2016
  • May 2017 – May 2017
  • January 2019 – February 2019
  • January 2020 – March 2020

Kija Lucas is an artist, curator, and educator based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She uses photography to explore ideas of home, heritage and inheritance. She is interested in how ideas are passed down and how seemingly inconsequential moments create changes that last generations. Her work has been exhibited at San Francisco Camerawork, Oakland Museum of California, Montalvo Art Center, Anglim Gilbert Gallery, Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries, California Institute of Integral Studies, Palo Alto Arts Center, Intersection for the Arts, Mission Cultural Center, and Root Division. Lucas has been an artist-in-residence at Montalvo Arts Center, Recology and The Wassaic Artist Residency. Lucas received her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and her MFA from Mills College. She is currently the curator of the arts at the California Institute of Integral Studies.