About Kimberly Camp
My dolls are made from materials collected on five continents, with different air dry and ceramic clays. Combining hard and soft, ornamental and structural elements, I employ leather, raffia, bones, textiles, semi-precious stones, wood, beads and bells, found objects, paint, etc. I use diverse cultural references for faces, heads, hands and feet. I select the first element that calls to me, which is taken from concept to completion. I leave visible stitches and knots because dolls reflect our flawed humanity -constructed out of whole cloth and assembled in a mishmash of language, identity, family, culture, emotion, and spirituality, and they reinforce the hand/craft connection with each doll.