Owned and operated by the father/daughter team of John Kinkade & Alyson Kinkade; our approach is to gain understanding of the intentions of the client and the site; and to best complement these goals with the right art solution. #SculptureIsATeamSport
JOHN KINKADE – As the founder and Executive Director of the National Sculptors’ Guild [NSG] at Columbine Gallery, and Principal/Co-Owner of JK Designs, Inc., John has worked with over 200 artists and countless cities and municipalities as he has sought out, designed and implemented the installation of over 500 public placements across the country, since 1992. He has also designed and consulted on numerous public and private outdoor sculpture gardens and master plans, including the cities of Little Rock, Ar; Southlake, TX; Louisville, CO; the Skagway Sculpture & Flower Garden in Skagway, Alaska; and the Cerritos Public Sculpture Park in California. John was named one of the nation's 40 Most Prominent People in the Arts by Southwest Art Magazine in May, 2011. learn more
ALYSON KINKADE – as Co-owner of JK Designs, Inc. and Assistant Director of the National Sculptors' Guild at Columbine Gallery, Alyson oversees project management and Gallery administration. Since graduating from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1999, her own public artwork has displayed at the State Capitol and DIA; and is in the permanent collection of Colorado State University, and the cities of Paramount, CA; Loveland, CO; Downey, CA; and Little Rock, AR. She has been featured in Southwest Art and American Art Collector magazines. By facilitating our placements of art in public places, Alyson’s efforts for our team shares a common goal with her own art – as a means to uplift, inspire, and connect. Her primary focus with JK Designs includes Design Team Coordination, Proposal Preparation, Budgeting, and Consultation for Public and Residential placements. learn more
RUSS MARTINO - Martin & Luth was founded in 2004 in Denver, Colorado filling the need for a Denver based company that could focus on the essence of structural engineering and the art of creative problem solving. A philosophy Luth developed in the late 1970's. Martino & Luth strive to bring the art of structural engineering back to the profession within their design collaborative: The Renaissance Design Group. The only prerequisite for attracting the best efforts of our engineers is that there be a need for - and appreciation of- thoughtful, elegant and creative engineering solutions. We relish a challenge. We have amassed a large and eclectic body of work over the past 25 years including projects of virtually every type and material ranging from major bridges to small residential projects.
GREG HEBERT – is an award winning San Diego, CA based landscape architect that we have worked with on many projects over the span of 20 years. “Our design philosophy grows from an interest in people, all being ‘unique’. An innate sense of what makes clients 'click' is at the heart of the initial design process, attention to detail and expert knowledge of landscape design elements.” Greg was initially recognized for Early-California style landscapes, but has since grown to specialize in a variety of landscape styles. The company strives to create cohesive outdoor spaces personalized for each client. Greg Hebert Landscape Architect has been recognized with awards by various design associations and publications on national and local scales. including San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles' 2015 Garden of the Year, their fourth such win since 2005,
GREGORY P LUTH & ASSOCIATES - are structural engineers that we collaborate with extensively on our large-scale projects. GPLA was founded in 1985 in Denver, Colorado, by Gregory P. Luth. In 1991 GPLA moved to California. The firm’s work is characterized by a dedication to the practice of engineering as a combination of art, craftsmanship, science, and service. The firm, and its founder, have amassed a large and eclectic body of work over the past 30 years including projects of virtually every type, size and material ranging from major bridges to small residential projects. We are licensed in 49 states, D.C. and Guam, and have had projects in virtually every region of the United States. One of our specialties is large mixed use projects where our diverse experience equips us to take a proactive role in anticipating, identifying, and solving challenges in a multi- disciplinary team environment.