Carly Kimbrough is a Kansas City-based metalsmith specializing in personal, contemporary adaptations of Art Deco and Art Nouveau design. Carly received her BFA from the University of Kansas in design, continuing her work as an art educator and professional jeweler. Her work can currently be found among the oddities at the Kansas City shop Oracle and has been featured by numerous national retailers.
Considering standards of timelessness while generating her work, Carly envisions her pieces finding homes as heritage objects, passed from one generation to the next. She takes this inspiration from memories of her own childhood, being presented with pieces of her grandmother’s jewelry collection as gifts.
This fall, Carly will be teaching Exploring Metals at the Lawrence Arts Center. In addition to basic metalworking skills including sawing, soldering, and riveting, Carly strives to teach her students developed textural and color finishes through enamel and patina work. Advanced skills including hinge and clasp construction will be explored as well.
Join Carly in Exploring Metals this fall!
Tuesdays, September 11, 2018 –December 04, 2018
6:00PM – 8:00PM
All levels are welcome!
You can find more of Carly’s work at her website.