Kimberly Winkle


Kimberly  Winkle




Art, Craft & Design

Email Address:


(931) 372-3738


Foundation Hall 112, Box 5085


Kimberly Winkle holds a BFA in Ceramics from the University of Oklahoma and an MFA in Furniture Design from San Diego State University.  Her workshop teaching experience includes, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Penland School of Crafts, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Anderson Ranch Art Center, The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, John C. Campbell Folk School, Peters Valley School of Craft, Port Townsend School of Woodworking, and the Appalachian Center for Craft.  

Color, form and line are prominent features of Kimberly Winkle’s work.  Working with traditional furniture making techniques, she creates furniture and objects that are imbued with personality through exaggerated proportion, vivid color and exuberant mark making. 

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Career Highlights

John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship through the Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston. 2014

Windgate Residency, Purchase College, SUNY, 2015.Haystack Open Studio Residency, 2014

Vermont Studio Center Windgate Craft Residency, 2017

Windgate ITE residency, Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA.  2011

World Wood Day, Graz, Austria 2019

State of Tennessee Individual Artist Award, 2011

College of Education Excellence in Teaching Award, TN Tech University,  2015

General Education Outstanding Teaching Award, TN Tech University, 2012-2013