Drue Kataoka

CEO, Drue Kataoka Art Studios

Drue Kataoka is an artist & technologist & CEO of Drue Kataoka Art Studios (www.Drue.Net).  She is globally known for her highly interactive mirror sculptures transforming the viewer’s perception of space-time.  The modular artworks in her new Ambrosia series have staggering  8,388,608 permutations of possible configurations, each creating a slightly different visual experience.  Her artwork Up! was featured in the first zero-gravity art exhibit at the International Space Station. She is Artist in Residence for Google VR (Tilt Brush).

Named a Young Global Leader & Cultural Leader of the World Economic Forum (WEF), Drue presented a solo exhibition at the WEF in Davos and has presented at the WEF Annual Meeting in Davos multiple times.  She is on the WEF’s Steering Committee on VR/AR/AI for the Creative Economy and is a contributing author to the book Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution.  Drue has been invited to speak in Tokyo, New York, St. Petersburg, Buenos Aires, Oslo, Ulaanbaatar, Abu Dhabi, Yangon, Beijing, Geneva, Puerto Vallarta and more for multiple organizations, corporations and governments.

Drue’s art has been featured on CNN, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, Deutsche Welle, CNBC, CBS, ABC, FoxNews, NY1, Telemundo, Barrons, Wired, Blackbook, Gentry and others.  Graduate of Stanford University. She is a recipient of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research & Education Institute Award for her extensive community service.