[New Orchid Gallery] Kat Cole

Kat Cole

I find meaning and connection through the observance and intimate
awareness of the places I inhabit. With each geographic change, I
have become more attuned to the natural and man-made attributes that
make each location unique. It is these characteristics: natural
landscape, architecture, color palette and distinct regional culture
that I channel into my work. I also have an interest in the
anti-aesthetic aspects of a place: the abandoned buildings and
factories, scrap yards, piles of trash and detritus found in the
streets. This is the evidence of human inhabitance- past and

Using found materials in my work, collected in the places I live,
allows me to create a direct connection between art object and
place. The tins, rusty bolts, scraps of plastic and metal are
transformed in conjunction with vitreous enamel and steel, the
world=B4s most recycled metal, to make jewelry and sculpture
distinctly of a place and time.

Passion is contagious! Show us your passion, Show us your work!

Submit your work to feature in the Orchid Online Jewelry Exhibition