Katarina Spik Skum

Photo by Simon Eliasson.

Katarina Spik Skum is a duodjár, an artist and maker of Sámi traditional craft, based in Jåhkåmåhkke, on the Swedish side of Sápmi. Katarina Spik Skum's practice is based on Sámi traditions, and much of her inspiration is taken from Sámi culture and nature. Spik Skum has a master's degree in duodji from Sámi allaskuvla, the Sámi University of Applied Sciences in Kautokeino, Norway, although a lot of her duodje knowledge is inherited from her mother and grandmother. Spik Skum is a recipient of the Asa Kitok scholarship, and has exhibited extensively in Sápmi and beyond.

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