2006   A.A.S. Professional Crafts: Woodworking,
Haywood Community College, Clyde,    NC.

2003   Woodworking Classes with Michael Joerling, Chapel Hill, NC.

2002  Woodworking and turning classes, Alamance Community College, Graham, NC.

2000  B.S.J. Journalism, Public Relations & Psychology,  West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, Summa Cum Laude.



2004 – 2019         Owner and studio furniture maker, Kamp Studio, Asheville, NC.

2011      Internship in Woodworking and Furniture Design at Anderson Ranch Arts Center,  Snowmass Village, CO.

2010 – 2011   Assistant to studio furniture maker, Gail Fredell, Asheville, NC.

2010      Woodshop assistant at The Old Wood Company, Asheville, NC

2010     Studio assistant and carpenter for abstract painter, Jonas Gerard, Asheville, NC.

2009       Assistant to Jonathan Wainscott and Wainscott Design Works, Asheville, NC.

2008      Delivery and warehouse manager, Four Corners Home, Asheville, NC.

2007      Sales and assembly, Wood You, Asheville, NC.

2007       Assistant trim carpenter to Reid Carlson, builder, Asheville, NC.

2006       Assistant to studio furniture maker, Brian Wurst, Asheville, NC.

2005       Maintenance, Greenlife Grocery, Asheville, NC.

2004       Assistant to furniture artist Randy Shull, Asheville, NC.

1985 -1995    Assistant to ceramic artist Marty Biernbaum, Charleston, SC.



2020     Featured artist for April, Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC

2019     Extreme Texture, Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC

Palmetto Hands Fine Craft Competition & Exhibition, North Charleston , SC

Artfields, Willow Jayne & Co. Salon and Boutique, Lake City, SC

2018    Palmetto Hands Fine Craft Competition & Exhibition, North Charleston , SC

2017    Piccolo Spoleto Crafts Show, Charleston, SC

2016    Bugging Out, Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC

2015    Weaverville Art Safari, April and October, Weaverville, NC

2014    Weaverville Art Safari, May and November, Weaverville, NC

Renewal: New Works by Rana Jordahl and Robb Helmkamp, Low Country Artists    Gallery,  Charleston, SC

2013     Piedmont Craftsmen Fair, Winston-Salem NC

2011     Bright Bites, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO

Museum Shop Artist of the Month: January 2011, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC, Invitational.

2010     WNC Magazine’s On the Verge, the 2nd Annual Search for North Carolina’s          Emerging Visual Artists, Flood Gallery, Asheville, NC, Juried Exhibition.

Handmade: The Western North Carolina Craft, Architecture and Design Expo, Hand Made in America, Asheville, NC, Invitational.

Model Misbehavior: 21 Artists Customize 20” Mannequins, Satellite Gallery, Asheville, NC, Invitational.

2009    To Scale: Design in Miniature,  The Looking Glass Gallery, Boone, North                    Carolina, 2009 Furniture Society Conference, Juried Exhibition.

Focus on Furniture, Handmade in America, Asheville, NC, Invitational.

Are Chairs Just for Sitting? The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, curated by Wayne Raab, Hendersonville, NC, Invitational.

2008     Past and Present: Celebrating Two Centuries of North Carolina Decorative Arts, Barton Art Galleries, Wilson, NC and Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery, Tarrboro, NC, Invitational.                                                  

2006     Design Emphasis Awards, International Woodworking Fair, Atlanta, GA, Juried.
Southern Highland Craft Fair, Asheville, NC, Juried.
Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Graduate Show,
Grove Arcade Arts and Heritage Gallery, Asheville, NC, Juried.
Niche Awards Student Competition, Philadelphia, PA, Juried.


2005     Southern Highland Craft Fair, Asheville, NC, Juried.



2019    Outstanding Merit 2nd place, Palmetto Hands Fine Craft Exhibition North Charleston, SC

Honorable Mention, Palmetto Hands Fine Craft Exhibition North Charleston, SC

Traveling Show Participant, Palmetto Hands Fine Craft Exhibition, North Charleston, SC

2018    Honorable Mention, Palmetto Hands Fine Craft Exhibition North Charleston, SC

Traveling Show Participant, Palmetto Hands Fine Craft Exhibition, North Charleston, SC

2010 NICHE Awards, Professional Finalist, Wood: Traditional Joinery, Philadelphia, PA

2006  NICHE Awards, Student Finalist, Mixed and Miscellaneous Media, Philadelphia, PA

Design Emphasis Awards, 3rd place in Seating, International Woodworking Fair, Atlanta, GA



2017     Kampstudio book , self published.

2011     Rapid River Magazine: Arts & Culture, Sept 2011, Vol 15 No 1, pg 21, Magazine.

2010      Lark Studio Series: Chairs, Ray Hemachandra, Lark Books, pg 144, Book.

500 Cabinets: A Showcase of Design and Craftsmanship, John Grew-Sheridan and Ray Hemachandra, pg 274, Lark Books, Book.

Asheville Laurel, June 2010, pg 20, Magazine.

WNC Magazine, Brian Gallagher, June 2010, pgs 50-51, Magazine

Charleston Magazine, Evans Craddock, June 2010, pg 82, Magazine.

2009  500 Tables: Inspiring Interpretations of Function and Style, Andrew Glasgow and      Ray Hemachandra, Lark Books, pg 288, Book.

2008    500 Chairs: Celebrating Traditional and Innovative Designs, Craig Nutt and Ray Hemachandra Lark Books, Page 15, Book.

The Art of Jewelry: WOOD, Terry Taylor, Lark Books, pgs 108 -110, Book.

2006     Doggie Homes: Barkitecture for Your Best Friend, Matthew Klarich and Jeff Woods, Lark Books and The DIY Network, Book.

2006     That’s Clever, HGTV Home and Garden Television, Season 3: Episode 23, first aired Sept 27, 2006, Television.



2018 – present,         Grovewood Gallery, Asheville, NC

2016 – present          Charleston Crafts Coop, Charleston, SC

2016 – 2018                Art Curious, Johnson City, TN

2012 –2018                 Van Dyke Jewelers, Asheville, NC
NC Crafts Gallery, Carrboro, NC.

2012 – present            Piedmont Craftsmen, Exhibiting Member, Winston Salem, NC

2012 – 2015                 Low Country Artists Gallery, Charleston, SC

2011 – 2013                Susan Marie Designs, Asheville, NC

2009 – 2011                Grovewood Gallery, Asheville, NC

2008 – 2010                 Nest Organics, Asheville, NC

2006 – 2010                 New Morning Gallery, Asheville, NC
The Common Housefly, Black Mountain, NC,

2005 – 2016                 Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC




Alicia and Michael Albee , Sapele Kitchen Island, Asheville NC.

Gayle and Rob Allen, Bathroom Vanity, Laundry Room, Desk system, Arden NC.

James Helmkamp, Caught in the Cypher side table, Lakewood, CO.

David Francis, Red Oak stairway system, Asheville, NC.


James Helmkamp, Crum sidetables, Lakewood, CO.

Benno Groeneveld, Entertainment Center, Asheville, NC.

Mobilia/Four Corners Home, custom cash register wrap, Asheville, NC.

Vue Wine Bar, Ash Bar Table, Hendersonville, NC.

Barbara Weissharr, Maple bed and side table, Clyde, NC .

James Helmkamp, Crum bedframe, headboard and bookcase, Lakewood, CO.

Lotus Wine Bar, Wine Flight Trays, Gastonia, NC.

Jennifer Jensen, Custom Oak Kitchen and Bath Cabinets, Arden, NC.

Kozik, Maple Cutting Slab, Athens, GA.

Chip and Marty Biernbaum, Jewelry Armoire, Charleston, SC.

The Venue, Mobile Bar Units, Asheville, NC.


Deborah Moeller, Entertainment center, bookcases, benches, dish rack, kitchen shelving and newel posts, Weaverville, NC.

Corner Kitchen Restaurant, Custom Bar System, Asheville, NC.

Vivian Beer, Desk and File Drawer components, Penland, NC.

KC Kology and Gavin Conner CD Shelving, Asheville, NC.


 Al and Nancy Long, Book Shelving units, Asheville, NC.

Kristi Pheiffer, Huge Red Handrails, Asheville, NC.


Virginia Bower, Breakfast Nook, Asheville, NC.


Jen Charlton, Maple “Sliver” Mantle, Asheville, NC.