Resident Artist

Barbara Kile, Vessel. Image courtesy the artist.


Barbara Kile

Medium: Fiber Artist
Residency: January 1, 2008–
January 1, 2009

Barbara Kile is an artist who has had a love of fabric, textiles and jewelry for most of her life. Originally a professional librarian, she received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees from the University of Illinois. She also studied jewelry for many years at the Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. In 1997, she began taking felting workshops with local and internationally known instructors. Over the years, living and traveling in different parts of the world have influenced the style, colors and textures in her work.

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The application for the 2025 – 2026 cycle opens January 1, 2025. It’s free to apply!

The Artist Residency Program is designed to offer time and space for craft artists to focus on their creative work and interact with the public. The program supports emerging, mid-career, and established artists working in all craft media, including but not limited to clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood and mixed media.

The application for the 2025 – 2026 cycle opens January 1, 2025. It’s free to apply!

The Artist Residency Program is designed to offer time and space for craft artists to focus on their creative work and interact with the public. The program supports emerging, mid-career, and established artists working in all craft media, including but not limited to clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood and mixed media.

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