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About

 

KELLY GRACE 

 

I am both an artist and designer interested in the significance that emerges between intellect and intuition. Impacted by my upbringing in a blue collar community, my work challenges the precision of machine made versus the grit of manual labor. With instilled values such as practicality and accessibility, I craft objects that posses both qualities of the highly refined and crudely unfinished.  

Often themes of time, degradation/expiration, class level and beauty are approached and speak from my influential experience coming from the middle class. I play with the idea of function in my practice and approach it from an aesthetic and psychological point of view. I believe every interest and fascination has a meaning. You must follow, research and play with those fascinations in order to find the integrity that is hidden. 

 
 

 

 
 

Features and Publications:

 

Trendland.com/brokenbeauty

Fashiontribes.com/bluecollar

Walk Magazine - Multiple Accessory Designs and Photographs featured in both 2013 and 2014  printed magazine.

Milan Design Week Material and Finishing - Worth Global Style Network -Leading Fashion and Consumer Trend Forecasting Service chose the project Exposed to as cover photo as well as featured design. Print 2015.