Morgan Kinne is a sculptor from Rock Hill, SC. She received a BFA in Sculpture from Winthrop University in 2011 and MFA in Sculpture from the University of Edinburgh in 2014. She has lived and worked in Charleston since Christmas 2014.
A minimalist at heart, she pursues beauty, found in the relationships between people and things that give life and meaning to the environment.
And there is something about touching. Tactility is important..
” In 2007, a blue whale washed ashore after being killed by a ship off the coast of California. Scientists dissected the whale, and after careful analysis of a nearly foot-long cylinder of earwax extracted from its skull, compiled a detailed history of the whale’s life based on layers of debris and chemical residues preserved in the waxy plug.
We leave traces of ourselves everyday, in everything we encounter. And these traces offer clues to our identity. Even the smallest impression holds within it the creation of place, memory and history. This is my catalyst. Each piece is a product of my experiences and projects the context in which it is inspired. Eventually, it comes full circle.”