Originally from Monroeville, Pennsylvania, Kim Evans lived in Maryland, Massachusetts and Vermont. With a BFA in theater from Point Park University, Ms. Evans gained experience in many design disciplines including scene, lighting, costume and makeup. She also worked briefly for a master goldsmith in Frederick, Maryland where she was introduced to art jewelry. Graduate studies in Art Direction at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco provided additional experience in design.
Ms. Evansí jewelry is influenced by ancient art, decorating and period fashion. Her work reflects her interest combining pearls, gems and unusual stones with sterling and gold to create unique, art-inspired fashion jewelry.
In 2010, she was featured in The Best of American Jewelry Artists and Artisans, Volume II. Her jewelry can be found in various galleries and museum shops throughout Vermont as well as the Clark Art Institute gift shop in Williamstown, Massachusetts, The Bennington Museum in Vermont, and The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.