Karl Gans Olson's Profile
While studying classical guitar at Cornish Art School in Seattle WA, Karl began playing around with metal and “found objects” in his spare time. This tinkering quickly became an obsession and that obsession slowly morphed into a lifelong habit and “Bent Jewelry Design”. He left the classical guitar behind, though he still writes and plays music, and studied the art of jewelry at Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle. Although Karl mostly designs and handcrafts jewelry, he’s also a muralist and has been commissioned to do sculptural projects (mostly in metal) locally and nationally (he designed and produced “Tommy Bahamas” golf tournaments trophy).
Bent Jewelry Design is a direct expression of Karl. An artist from childhood, encouraged and inspired by a creative Mother and an adventurous Father, Karl’s jewelry is a bold…
- Born on February 1
- Joined September 1, 2010