Kathleen Kamal

Kathleen Kamal

Kathleen Kamal

Professor, Art

Tel.: (630) 942-2068
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 270

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Ancient/Historical Jewelry and Metalwork
  • India - Travel and Jewelry

Recent Courses Taught:

  • Jewelry Making and Design
  • Metalsmithing/Forming
  • Drawing
  • Advanced Jewelry

Current Projects:

  • Working on my artwork
  • Developing a professional course for the Metals craftsman
  • Board member of the Chicago Metalsmith Coalition

Selected Publications, Presentations, Performances, Books:

  • "Unexpected Settings" Juried show, Seattle, WA
  • Taboo Studio: Indiana University, Past and Present, San Diego, CA 1997
  • Faculty Show: Gahlberg Gallery, Glen Ellyn IL 1997
  • Indiana University Alumni Show: "Self Portrait" Bloomington, IN 1996
  • Faculty Show: Gahlberg Gallery, Glen Ellyn IL 1995


  • M.F.A. Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design, Indiana University
  • B.F.A. Cum Laude, Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design, Miami University

Awards and Recognitions:

  • 2nd Place "Silver" Fortunoff III New York, NY
  • Tempe Art Center "Tempe Tea Party" exhibition, Cash Award, Tempe, AZ
  • Grant-in-Aid of Research, Indiana University
  • Della Fricke Teaching Scholarship, Indiana University
  • Tanner Fellowship, Indiana University
  • Scholarship for Classical Jewelry Workshop in Rome, Italy

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