Kim Rumberger is an award-winning jewelry artist and PMC certified metal clay instructor. She won the 2019 Alliance for Metal Clay Arts Worldwide Sea & Sky Challenge People’s Choice Award and has been nominated for the same honors in 2020. She has taught extensively across the Cape since 2015, when she retired from Barnstable Public Schools to pursue her art career full time.
Kim was surrounded by art as a child and became a silversmith in high school and studied mixed metals in college. In 2014 she discovered a new medium called metal clay and has been teaching and working in it ever since. Her work has been selected for numerous juried shows at all the premier Cape Cod galleries and museums, including placing first in 3-dimensional art in the 2015 All Cape Art Show in Chatham. Kim is a juried member of the HyArts District Artist Shanties and the Orleans Artist Cottages, as well as a mentor for high school students in ArtWorks, through the Cape & Islands Workforce Development Board.
Kim’s business is called Metal And Beads, and her website is www.MetalAndBeads.com. You can find her on Facebook as Metal And Beads, and on Instagram as Metal_And_Beads. She resides in Hyannis with her husband, Tim, and their 2 rescued rat terriers and a feral cat (who will eat anything).