Theresa Jean Kibby's Profile
Born in Las Vegas, Theresa Kibby spent most of her school years in the Cincinnati area. A musician all her life, she studied saxophone and voice at Indiana State University. After college, Theresa helped her Mother set up and run a gallery of fine Kentucky craft in Somerset, Kentucky, where she met local artist/jeweler Jamison Brumm. Having done beadwork in college, Theresa began working for Jamison doing part time piecework. This job eventually turned into an official full-time apprenticeship as Theresa began learning all the aspects of jewelry production and marketing. She began participating in craft shows with Jamison and learned the business side of the profession. With Jamison’s encouragement and blessing Theresa started her own line and celebrated the first full year of her career in Fall 2004.
Theresa’s “Kritter” line is inspired by her lifelong love of animals. As she sat…
- Born on March 2
- Joined October 22, 2009