About

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: 

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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

Education:

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.


 

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Work Experience:

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 skurja signproduction 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-swb logo cleaned smallquality art foundry that cast for international, national & local sculptors. Size of projects were not limited. Monumental projects were designed and finished monthly.

The Art Store – Minion. General Manager.      2007 – 2017. An art material retailer and art store logo smeducation service based on customer service and knowledge of the available art materials.

Total work experience:                 30+ years of monumental sculpture & art material studies

Education:

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

Accolades:

Listed in the History of Bronze in Yavapai County within the Phippen Art Museum.

 

 

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