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Bio:

Kay Pittelkow, Kay, educated as a scientist, worked with medical devices: heart pacemakers, bone growth stimulators, ear implants and lastly and most challenging, the Victor Change artificial heart. All through her professional life, Kay has maintained a vivid interest in the arts and developed skill and knowledge through the Sydney college of the Arts and workshops run by international artists. During this period, she carved sculptures designed for the urban landscape but later focussed on art jewellery - still with a sculptural element. In 2018 she returned to her love of sculpture mentoring under a local Newcastle sculptor and began entering regional shows (see below). Her residential scaled sculpture continues to be sold from her market stall (StudioKY) in the Hunter and Newcastle regions.

Exhibitions, sales and prizes

Belves, Dordogne, France.2017. Installatiosn piece of 11 figures in synthetic clay: sold.

Morriset show 2019 The Hand (ceramic sculpture): First prize Sculptural Necklace (synthetic clay): Third prize:

Dobell Art and Craft festival 2019 Totem (ceramic sculpture): Highly Commended Sculptural Necklace (synthetic resin): Highly Commended)

Newcastle Emerging Artist Exhibition 2019 The gossips, an 8 piece ceramic sculpture

Morisset Show 2020 Sculptural Bracelet (Synthetic clay): First Prize Sculpture (ceramic): Highly Commended

MAC – Reconnected and Recovery exhibition 2020 Ceramic 3 part sculpture of hands – sold.

Back to Back Galleries: “Black and white with a touch of red”. 2021. God creating Adam (ceramic sculpture in 3 parts).

Dobell Arts and Craft Festival 2021. Four kids on a log: a ceramic sculpture. First prize. Sold.

Hunter Artisan Gallery (Maitland): “Not Everyone likes Watercolour Flowers”. July 2021 The gossips, an 8 piece ceramic sculpture Totem (ceramic sculpture)

Hunter Wetlands (Newcastle): Unfurl- printing and sculpturing in the Wetlands.July 2021 "Fronds": a ceramic sculpture. Sold.  "Offerings": an oversized ceramic hand with sundew.

Sculpture on the Farm. 2021 (Online) The Wave: a long flexible ceramic sculpture. (Cat no 086)