Kibby Schaefer

Kibby has a Bachelor of Arts from Reed College, an MSc from the University of Edinburgh and a Diploma in Architectural Woodcarving from City and Guilds of London Art School where she studied high-relief limewood carving under Hannah Hartwell, resident carver at St Paul’s Cathedral.

Kibby joined Dick Reid’s workshop in 2001, where she worked for 4 years before being invited to work with David Esterly, American limewood carver and specialist in the work of Grinling Gibbons. In 2008 she joined Matthias Garn + Partner.

She sits on the Committee of the York Consortium for Conservation and Craftsmanship.