Tammy Young Eun Kim is California-based artist, metalsmith and jeweler from the greater Los Angeles and San Diego area. In 2011, she received her BFA in Metal + Jewelry from California State University, Long Beach. Currently she resides in San Diego, CA, as MFA candidate at San Diego State University.
Her work has been featured nationally and internationally as part of La Frontera Exhibition at Museo Franz Mayer, Mexico and at Velvet Da Vinci, San Francisco, CA; Pin + Brooch Exhibition at Toronto International Jewellery Festival, Canada; and was selected for Talente 2014 at International Skilled Trades Fair in Munich, Germany.
Tammy was the finalist and winner of the NICHE Awards 2011 in the student category of conceptual jewelry to wear. Her jewelry can be seen in publications such as Showcase 500 Art Necklaces by Lark Books; on the cover of Society of North American Goldsmiths Confluence Juried Student Exhibition catalog; and in upcoming book, Behind the Brooch: A Closer Look at Backs, Catches, and Pin Stems by Schiffer Publishing. In addition, her work can be found in public collections at the School of Art + Design at San Diego State University.