Artist Statement

K.D. Williams – Woodturning Artist

Kenya Williams is a formally trained artist who has worked with a variety of media over the past 20 years including sound, film and photography. He currently resides in the Pacific Northwest where he has access to an abundance of beautiful wood species. In addition to working with domestic woods, he handcrafts functional woodturned art pieces such as bowls, platters, vases and writing instruments out of exotic hardwoods imported from around the globe.

Kenya has studied the art of woodturing from some of the best woodturners in the world and is an active member of the American Association of Woodturners, Northwest Woodturners, Cascade Woodturing Guild and Guild of Oregon Woodworkers.