Kim Cridler is a metalsmith whose practice is inspired by the patterns of nature and the way objects record and extend our lives. She has a B.F.A from the University of Michigan, an M.F.A from the State University of New York at New Paltz, and studied at the Skowhegan School of Sculpture and Painting. Her work is in public collections including: the Arkansas Art Center Decorative Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts Huston, Racine Art Museum, and the Scottsdale Contemporary Museum of Art. Large-scale public projects and commissions for public spaces include a recent project at the Mamaroneck, NY Metro North Station for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Arts & Design program. Cridler has taught in several art programs, most recently as an Associate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.