Kimberly Callas is a sculptor working in both Maine and New Jersey. Callas received her MFA from the New York Academy of Art and her BFA from Stamps School of Art at the University of Michigan. Her work has been exhibited internationally and has received national and international grants and awards, most recently a Pollination Project Grant and an Urban Coast Institute Grant.
Callas uses both handmade and emerging technologies to combine the human body with patterns and symbols from nature focusing on the idea of an ecological self. Art New England called work from her series Portrait of the Ecological Self, “Unforgettable.” Callas often creates within community and her Social Practice community project “Discovering the Ecological Self” was recently featured in the Huffington Post. She is an Assistant Professor of Art and Design at Monmouth University.