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Boise @ Eye Level profiles artist Karen Klinefelter
… One of those new vendors was Karen Klinefelter, a recently transplanted Vermonter who designs and crafts elegantly simple and timeless jewelry from gold, sterling silver and Tagua, an organic product from the Tagua tree. Now operating from a studio here in Boise, Karen can attest to the stamina it takes to participate in an art fair such as Art in the Park. Click here to read full article online.
Handmade® at NYIGF Accepts Artisans From Around the World
Jewelry and Other Wearable Products Well-Represented By Newcomers
WHITE PLAINS, NY, November 30, 2009... Nearly 40 new craftspeople – from seven countries and 16 states – have been accepted to exhibit in the highly-selective juried Handmade® at the New York International Gift Fair® (NYIGF®). The winter 2010 edition of Handmade, which features 575 designer-makers and production craft representatives, runs Saturday, January 30 through Wednesday, February 3, 2010, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Click here to read full article online
Klinefelter Studio was awarded 3rd place in the Best Craft category at the 48th Armonk Outdoor Art Show, Oct 3-4, 2009. The prize includes an invitation to next year's show.
Artist Profile in Niche Magazine, July 2009
"Sometimes inspiration is right under your feet. That’s exactly how jeweler Karen Klinefelter designed her Mesh series. “It all stemmed from a piece of rusted metal mesh I found on the road while running one day,” she explains. Intrigued by its texture and geometry, Klinefelter took it home with the intention of hanging it on the wall..."
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Klinefelter Studio won the Booth of Distinction Award at the 43rd Annual Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, held in July in State College PA. The show features 300 juried artists and attracts 125,000 visitors to the area for the event.
For the Love of Jewels
In depth interviews with designer jewelers (coincidentally featuring me and my work this issue!)
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