Jill Kyong

Jill Kyong grew up in northern Minnesota where she watched her father build furniture. She earned a BFA degree with a focus on metal casting from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and currently teaches woodworking at the Arkansas Arts Center. Kyong builds custom designed furniture and sculptures that tell the stories of herself and others. She is currently working on a series of stories of connection interpreted in wood.

19″h x 27″w x 17″d – Mahogany, Maple, and Maple plywood

36″h x 36″w x 13″d – assorted woods

31 3/8″h x 31 3/8″w x 3″d – assorted natural woods

29″h x 30″w x 19″d – maple, oak, pine, poplar, plywood, rope and hardware

36″h x 36″w x 15″d – assorted woods

2 sections, each: 17 1/4″ x 20 3/4″w x 2″d – assorted natural woods

43 1/8″h x 52″w x 6″d – variety of woods