North Little Rock, Ar.
Innovative, Dynamic, Meticulous, Fearless. This describes the artistic and personal style of Kelly Edwards, a Raku specialist in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Kelly creates modern, three dimensional wall hangings intriguing vessels, sculpture and tile work. Her artwork is both wheel-thrown and hand-built and is often embellished with subtle carvings and copper accents.
Kelly's work appears in many private collection including those of the University of Arkansas - Little Rock, the Arkansas Art Center, President William Jefferson Clinton and in the pages of prestigious 500 Raku from the Lark Craft series(2011). Kelly was also a featured artist in the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, and was recently commissioned to create the individual awards for the eight recipients of the 2016 Governor's Arts Awards competition.