Functional Art Statement

Noah Kriegsmann is a native Seattlite. He attended Garfield High School and graduated from the University of Washington, with a major in Comparative History of Ideas and a minor in Fine Arts. In addition, he has completed sculpture, painting and metalworking courses at Pratt Fine Art Center, Gage Academy of Art and The Evergreen State College.

His experience has been enriched by partnering with local craftsmen and sculptors, both in apprenticeships and joint projects. He is fascinated by working with materials, in textures, forms and structures. To approach building as a kind of sculpture opens up possibilities for the creative use of space and aesthetics.

A place or object suggests its own development, from shaping the solid forms in a room around the natural flow through it, to finding the beauty in a weathered piece of wood. Noah aims for a simple elegance in any project, one that presents itself as the perfect design choice in the collaboration with a client.

In our furniture and creation of spaces, we seek the beauty in natural processes – the design, sourcing, construction, and, of course, the materials themselves. Sustainable, local and repurposed components are used whenever possible.

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Bench - side view

Functional Art by NK Build Noah Kriegsmann

Bench - top view

Functional Art by NK Build Noah Kriegsmann

High Table

Functional Art by NK Build Noah Kriegsmann

Madrona tree stump end/side table

Functional Art by NK Build Noah Kriegsmann

View Artwork by NK Build Noah Kriegsmann in Person

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Upcoming Shows

35th Annual Holiday Showcase: Red and Gold

Featuring: Erika Laureano, Eric Eschenbach, Georgia Gerber, NK Build Noah Kriegsmann, Judy Morgan, Michael Dickter, Maia Leppo, Rebecca Woodhouse, Daniel Finn, Dona Dalton, Sarah Wilbanks, David Ridgway, Barbara French Duzan, Dana Roberts, Robin and John Gumaelius, Catherine Eaton Skinner, Elizabeth Bruno, and David Licata 11/19/2001/09/21Learn More

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