kiki huston's Profile
I am a jeweler living and working in New Orleans. We have a great community of artists, and a vibrant market scene - many who support the hand-made life.
Dad was a silversmith w/his workshop in the basement. I learned the basics looking over his shoulder. I did not stick with metalsmithing, but instead, spend the next 20 years exploring other art forms... painting, sewing, assemblage... (in my next life I want to be a potter)
I rediscovered the beauty of metal after inheriting some of Dad's tools. I started slowly, just playing, then began selling at our local art markets. This has pushed me to continually expand and improve my work. Although largely self-taught, I have recently taken a few workshops to learn new techniques. This has been a powerful and valuable experience for me. I love the exchange of information and the relationships that have been…
- Born on October 27
- Joined May 29, 2006