Kathleen Faulkner is a Paciﬁc Northwest jewelry artist, and painter. Her jewelry reﬂects her love of the great northwest. Using colored pencil, graphite, gouache, oil pastel, pen and/or ink, many of her jewelry pieces have a narrative element that reﬂects this love.
“I make work to tell a story… My focus is to remind people that nature is a wonderful and necessary part of life.”
Kathleen Faulkner attended Clatsop College and Cornish College of the Arts. In the mid 1980s, she was a jewelry apprentice under Lois Bertolino. Her work has appeared in galleries across Washington and in many publications such as Art Jewelry Forum, and Ornament Magazine.
Wind Letter Necklace
Necklace in sterling silver. 40" long.
A House of Many Color Brooch
Brooch in found object, color pencil, mica, and sterling silver. 4 x 1 5/8".
Exhibit: Right On! Rites, Rituals, Remembrances
Girl with Pacific Frog Prince
Shadow box featuring two brooches connected by magnets and removable. Graphite on paper with gouache and watch glass lenses. 7 x 7" shadow box with wall attachments. Brooches measure approximately 1 1/2 and 1" in diameter.
Exhibit: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
Indicator Species Series: Illuminated Kelp
Necklace in sterling silver, watercolor, gouache, ink, paper, and glass lenses. Chain is 18-21" adjustable. Discs are 2-2.5" in diameter.
Exhibit: Signs of Life 2015
Her Eyes a Bashful Azure
Necklace in sterling silver, colored pencil and mica. Pendant: 6 x 1 3/4". Sterling silver box chain: approx 30" long. No clasp.
Necklace in sterling silver, colored pencil, glass lense, and hematite. 21" in length. Each pendant measures 2.25" in diameter.