Here's an interview I did for VoyageLA awhile back...
Today we’d like to introduce you to Kathy Kelehan.
Thanks for sharing your story with us Kathy. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there.
I’m someone who’s always been on the hunt for unique jewelry – in fact, when I was living in NYC, I would even commission pieces from local metalsmiths, but it had never occurred to me to learn the craft for myself. Enter a move to Los Angeles and a co-worker urging me to take a beginner’s course at OTIS, and from the day I took the first class, I was hooked! What began 10 years ago as a welcome respite from the stresses of my career as a design/VFX producer became an essential outlet to express my creativity – not to mention a much-needed activity away from the computer! I lived for those weekends in my garage studio, hammering, soldering or wax carving, while Anne Litt’s show played in the background.