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Kristy Kun

https://portlandopenstudios.com/artists/2019-artists/kristy-kun.html

Kristy Kún is a studio artist working in hand made wool felt with an innovative approach to construction methods, material combinations, and craftsmanship. She is represented by the Waterstone Gallery in the Pearl district, Portland, OR, is an invited artist for the Sitka Invitational for the fourth consecutive year, and participates in several annual juried fine craft festivals around the country. In 2018, she was honored with the Excellence in Fiber Art award at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show. Kristy believes strongly in collaboration and community building through Craft and has served three years on the board of Frogwood, a non-profit organization dedicated to arts training, education, and collaborative interaction. Through her business, Opulent Fibers, she has hosted local and international instructors, each experts their practicing form of textile art, and has presented at free community events, demonstrating techniques and sharing her passion for wool. This year, Kún will teach workshops in her unique processes at venues in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Holland, and Slovenia.

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