Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2012
Artist Kathleen Caid lately celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of her organization, Antique Artistry, (http://www.antiqueartistry.com) For the duration of people a long time Ms. Caid has designed a fantastic array of lamps, sconces and chandeliers employing antique fixtures fitted with personally intended and created shades produced with period of time fabrics and hand-beaded fringes. With a Fine Arts Degree, a enjoy of aged things and an really energetic creativeness, Kathleen began her job by adorning hats with time period jewellery to increase her perform as a muralist and portrait artist. When a buyer insisted that she make one particular of her hats into a lamp, Kathleen discovered a brand name new artwork sort which turned her lifes operate.
Now, more than twenty-five years later, she is a consummate artisan, creating a single-of-a-type works that delight as well as illuminate (http://www.antiqueartistry.com/about). Her artists eye for colour and a collectors expertise of period of time style manifest by themselves in creations that dazzle the eye and spark the imagination. These completely distinctive functions of luminary artwork merge features, whimsy and style, evoking the emotional richness of times gone by. Even though most of Kathleens production is privately placed or created at the behest of a small cadre of Interior Designers, there are a handful of substantial-conclude retail merchants that carry Caid originals.
1 such store is Carriggs of Carmel, whose operator, MaryAnn Carrigg extensively enjoys the focus a group of Caid Lamps appeals to. We just really like carrying Kathleens lamps, MaryAnn claims, and weve sold really a handful of of them above the many years. But even past that, they just make my keep search wonderful! Imitators have attempted to create related parts, but none have been able to match the enchanting high quality of her operate.
Kathleen continues to be the originator and reigning queen of this art kind. Her lamps have been featured in A&Es Residence Lovely Journal, Architectural Digest, and Folks, and grace the homes of hundreds of adoring collectors around the world. Her checklist of celeb collectors contains Heidi Klum, Melanie Griffith and Cher. German super-type and Undertaking Runway star Klum (http://www.heidiklum.aol.com) declared Kathleens work to be Uber-schoen (transcendently beautiful in English.) while Melanie Griffiths Hancock Park home is graced by dozens of Kathleens lamps, sconces and chandeliers.
I feel so privileged to be in a position to perform at what I love, Ms. Caid claims. Each a single of my lamps is a one-of-a-variety inventive expression and Im thrilled when they uncover a property where an individual enjoys them as significantly as I do. As for the potential, Ms. Caid states she envisions a lot more of the identical. I figure Im great for yet another twenty five several years, she claims, Why even feel about retiring when I enjoy what Im doing. Examples of Kathleens perform can be observed at http://www.antiqueartistry.com.