K & K Studios consists of a father and son sculpting design team, Karl and Keith Kendall.
Founded in 1984, the founding members have assisted and designed national monuments for multiple U.S. cities.
Sculpture has been our lives. Be it working for others or ourselves, it is a great amount of fun!
Each of their resume’ can be seen below:
K & K Studios – J. Karl Kendall, Fine Artist. Founder & Partner of K & K Studios 1984 to the Present A sculpture design studio that assists with monumental sculpture designing and finishing of international and national projects.
General Motors, Pontiac Design – Design Modeler. 1969 to 1979. A major car design and manufacturer of automobiles. Commercial and Production Designs as well as Advanced Concept designs.
Total work experience: 45+ years of monumental sculpture & art material studies
John Herron School of Art & Design – Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art, Sculpture 1969.
Accolades – Listed in Who’s who in America’s Colleges & Universities 1969 & 1970.
K & K Design Studios – Son & apprentice to J. Karl Kendall, Fine Artist. Partner of K & K Studios. 1984 – Present
A sculpture design studio that assists with monumental bronze designing and finishing of international and national projects.
Thumb Butte Bronze – Artisian. 1991. A high quality casting full-service foundry.
Skurja Art Castings – Artisian & Production Manager. 1992 – 1999.
Assisted with all production of bronze art castings including molding and quality control. The foundry is a full-service casting facility that works with international , national, local and corporate art projects. The foundry is able to cast monumental works with ease.
Southwest Bronze – Artisian. Production Manager. Owner. 2000 – 2007.
A high-quality art foundry that cast for international, national & local sculptors. Size of projects were not limited. Monumental projects were designed and finished monthly.
Total work experience: 30+ years of monumental sculpture & art material studies
Yavapai Community College-Associates Degree in Applied Sciences of Graphic Design, Illustration 1996
Successful Project Management Workshop, AMA 1997
Annual art material seminars at International Art Material Trade Association (NAMTA) Convention 2007 – 2017
Listed in the History of Bronze in Yavapai County within the Phippen Art Museum.