Kimberly Pollis' Profile

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My arts background is in Graphic Design and Illustration. Currently, I teach grade school children traditional tin smithing. " I feel it's most important to pass on knowledge to the next generation, to preserve the traditional arts." There are many projects in the community where I live that involve the youth and the arts. I stay involved. When I'm not teaching, I am constantly creating new pieces, working in my studio, on writing projects and preparing for the next show.
In 2012, I worked with the Santa Fe Arts Commission, in New Mexico. I created art panels to be fabricated for use in bus shelters, city wide. I used the sconce technique, of punch through, cut-outs and graduation of dots to create the designs, so light can shine through, casting interesting patterns. You can see for yourself, at the Public Art Archives web site:…

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  • Female
  • Born on April 7
  • Joined September 30, 2011

Favorite materials

Tin, brass, copper, silver, oil and enamel paints, cedar, pine, wire, inks, colored pencils, pastels

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About

My arts background is in Graphic Design and Illustration. Currently, I teach grade school children traditional tin smithing. " I feel it's most important to pass on knowledge to the next generation, to preserve the traditional arts." There are many projects in the community where I live that involve the youth and the arts. I stay involved. When I'm not teaching, I am constantly creating new pieces, working in my studio, on writing projects and preparing for the next show.
In 2012, I worked with the Santa Fe Arts Commission, in New Mexico. I created art panels to be fabricated for use in bus shelters, city wide. I used the sconce technique, of punch through, cut-outs and graduation of dots to create the designs, so light can shine through, casting interesting patterns. You can see for yourself, at the Public Art Archives web site:
http://www.publicartarchive.org/work/art-panels-santa-fe-trails-bus-shelters
Today, I am creating tin work for the remodel of the historical La Fonda Hotel, in Santa Fe. Where I live in New Mexico, is filled with inspiration. Everywhere one looks, there's beauty enough to spark the firers of a creative spirit.

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