Kelley Knickerbocker
Architectural and Fine Art Mosaic


Kelley KnickerbockerKelley Knickerbocker

Visual artist Kelley Knickerbocker left a 22-yr administrative career at the University of Washington in 2006 to found a mosaic studio (Rivenworks Mosaics, Seattle) and direct her accumulated skills in project management and planning toward designing/fabricating/installing mosaic artwork for public, commercial, residential and gallery environments. 

Kelley’s ruggedly dimensional mosaics, in a broad range of materials, are a textural distillation of her fascination with contrast, material properties and the technical challenges of mosaic construction.  Sharing that fascination and learning from other art makers are keys to the freshness of Kelley’s mosaic practice, and she travels extensively throughout North America speaking, collaborating and teaching in-depth workshops on mosaic style and technique.

Kelley’s fine art mosaic panels have been accepted to numerous national and international juried exhibitions, and many reside in private collections. She is an active member of the Society of American Mosaic Artists.


Complete class schedule here.
Now Showing: January - February 2014, Tessellated Language, Seattle City Hall (Lobby and Anne Focke Gallery), Seattle, WA; March - April 2014, Tesserae 2014, Clauiano, Italy; March - April 2014, The Bounty, 45th and Stone Wy, Seattle, WA; April - May 2014, Mosaic Arts International, Houston, TX; Ongoing, Maplestone Gallery, Creemore, ON .

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