Kathryn Bowman


  1.  Name:  Kathryn Bowman
  2. City:  St. Charles, MO
  3. Business Name:  Kathryn Bowman Studio LLC
  4. Medium:  Art Jewelry
  5. Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/KathrynBowmanStudio/?view_public_for=215783052420
  6. Instagram Link:  https://www.instagram.com/kathrynbowmanartjewelry/
  7. Website Link:  https://www.kathrynbowmanstudio.com/
  8. Any other online shops? (Fine Art America, Etsy?)  I sell tutorials at: https://www.etsy.com/shop/1beadweaver?ref=shop_sugg
  9. Juried/Not Juried?  Juried
  10. How Long a BOMH Member?  7 or 8 years
  11. Why did you join BOMH?  In support of all artists.
  12. Do you make your living from being an artist?   Yes
  13. Other Jobs you have had in your life?  Flight Attendant for TWA 33 years
  14. Hobbies?  Sewing and Gardening
  15. What kind of pets do you have?  No pets right now, but have always had cats.
  16. Favorite Vacation or a Dream Vacation.  Went to New Zealand three years ago. Awesome.
  17. How long have you been creating art?    Since birth  Professionally?  20 years
  18. Where did you grow up?  On a farm 15 Miles south of Brush, CO.
  19. Where your parents creative?  Mom was an avid sewer and crafter.
  20. What inspired you to start creating art?  I had to; it was my true self. I have been making art since before I was in grade school and have done so consistently through life.
  21. What do you enjoy most about creating art?  Working with my hands, solving the engineering of jewelry, and working with color.
  22. Where do you sell your art?  Artful Home
  23. Do you do shows/exhibits?  Exhibitions
  24. Any upcoming shows/exhibits?  No
  25. Are you in any galleries/shops? N/A I sell through my website; https://www.kathrynbowmanstudio.com/
  26. What is your favorite thing to create?  A brooch, it is the telling of a petite story.
  27. If you could give a piece of advice to someone just starting out, what would it be? Treat your art as a business. Don’t be afraid to sell your art.
  28. Is there anything you would like to add about yourself or your art?  I like to help other artists and volunteer a lot of time to Midwest Metalsmiths. I also volunteer at the St. Louis Art Museum. When this COVID-19 Pandemic settles down, I’m thinking about a couple of other volunteer ideas.