The Real Rookies ABC TV news special, with Kevin Caron

Kevin’s story and his work were featured in an ABC TV 20/20 national television special, “The Real Rookies.”
Watch it here.


Lifestyle blog for moms Mommymosa quoted Kevin regarding caring for sculpture in its May 2024 article Expert Tips to Avoid Damage.

Kevin’s sound sculptures Inari and Fisher Five were featured in Architectural Digest‘s April 11, 2024, article “85 Surprising Front Yard Landscaping Ideas.”

On April 20, 2024, Drew Barrymore shared the spotlight with Kevin in an article about art in kitchens on Homes & Gardens.

On May 20, 2020, Channel 15’s Terri Ouelette spotlighted Kevin’s sculpture Opuntia petra on the Sonoran Living program in the feature “WOW: Phoenix sculptor creates eight-foot-tall, 800 lb. sculpture that moves.”

In its June 2020 issue, Uptown magazine’s Elizabeth Liberatore profiled Kevin in “Standing Tall: Local sculptor Kevin Caron creates complex towering sculptures” in print and online.

On May 14, 2020, Kevin’s insights were shared in the Harvard University blog post “Art Professionals Discuss Covid-19 Art Trends & Adaptations.”

On May 6, 2020, Thrive Global published an insightful interview by Phil La Duke, “Kevin Caron: Don’t become your own biggest fan.”

In April 2020, on the Website Invaluable, author Kristine Hansen‘s article “How 3D Printing is Changing the Game for Artists and Designers” shares how Kevin uses 3D printing to create maquettes as well as sculptures.

On April 2, 2020, PBS Channel 8 featured Kevin in its show about Arizona artists, “Art in the 48”:  (begins about 10:38).

On March 18, 2020, the online publication The Monumentous featured Kevin in Jeremiah Karpowicz‘s article “Kevin Caron Creates Sculptures That Encompass All That We Have Been and Can Be.” 

In Phoenix Home & Garden‘s February 2020 issue, Executive Editor Rebecca Rhoades included an image of Kevin’s sculpture Amethyst City in her article “Purple Mountain Majesty.”

In its December 2019 issue, Modern Luxury Scottsdale magazine featured Kevin’s 3D printed sculpture in the article “Bold Prints” by Teresa Traverse.

On November 12, 2019, shared Kevin’s take in the article “What Is the Future of 3D Printing?”

In anticipation of his presentation at Codasummit, on September 26, 2019, The El Paso TimesMaria Cortes Gonzalez featured Kevin in “Phoenix-based metal sculptor using 3D printing featured at El Paso Museum of Art.”

On September 6, 2019, Phil La Duke interviewed Kevin for Authority Magazine in his article “From Avocation to Vocation: How I Turned My Hobby Into A Career” With Artist Kevin Caron.”

On September 8, 2019, Arizona Foothills Magazine tagged Kevin as a trendsetter, interviewing him for a fun profile. Check it out in “Trendsetter to Know: Kevin Caron”

In July 2019, Saatchi Online, an online art consultancy, featured Kevin’s work in 2 collections: Desert Inspired (July 8) and Garden Sculptures (July 22).

On June 25, 2019, Printrunner, an online printer Kevin uses, profiled Kevin in the article “My Business Plan: Kevin Caron Studios.”

In its February 2019 issue Chandler Life magazine featured Kevin in Alison Stanton‘s article “Makers in the Community,” which was on page 27 of the print edition as well as online.

Rebecca Rhoades wrote an epic feature article about Kevin in the January 2019 issue of Phoenix Home & Garden magazine. Titled “Journey of Imagination,” the article spanned eight pages (p. 102 – 109). Rebecca Rhoades also gave Kevin the final word in the magazine’s “Last Question” feature answering the question “What is the future of 3D printing as an art form?” on page 144.

On October 25, 2018, Lynn Trimble included Kevin in the New Times article “15 Art Happenings in Scottsdale This Fall.”

On October 15, 2018, Lynn Trimble wrote about Kevin being awarded the Visual Artist of the year award by the Phoenix Mayor’s Arts Awards in the article “2018 Mayor’s Arts Awards Winners Include Sculptor Kevin Caron” for New Times.

Kevin’s work – and his sculpture Three Suns – was featured in Luxury Portfolio International magazine (Volume 8, Number 2) article: “Incorporating the Unconventional and the Bespoke.”

Kevin’s story and his work were featured in an ABC TV 20/20 national television special ” “The Real Rookies”on Tuesday, September 25, 2018.

The staff of Phoenix Home & Garden magazine had fun with Kevin’s sculpture High Simmer in its “First Impressions” feature in its September 2018 issue.

Kevin contributed to James Metcalfe‘s July 22, 2018, Fupping article “7 Items Every Artist Should Have”.

In December 2017, Nicole Martins Ferreira included information about Kevin’s YouTube experience in “50 Ways to Get Sales With Dropshipping.”

On November 2, 2017, VoyagePhoenix featured Kevin in “Meet Kevin Caron of Kevin Caron Studios.”

On October 26, 2017, Charell Star featured Kevin’s 3D-printed jewelry on Fox 5’s “Good Day New York” TV segment “Where’d You Get That?”

In June 2017, Jackie Dishner shared insights about Kevin and his work on the Visit Phoenix Web site in her article “Phoenix sculptor forges scrap metal, railroad spikes and more into memorable works of art.”

Also in June 2017, Kevin was featured in a four-color, multipage spread in 3D Imperial magazine. “This magazine feature is incredibly beautiful,” says Kevin. “Based on the images, it almost looks like a retrospective of my work.” Here is an an English translation.

On May 31, 2017, Kevin was the special guest on the Crafted podcast Talking Metal Fabrication With Special Guest Kevin Caron

On May 17, 2017, Art Design Consultants shared how Kevin has used YouTube to enhance his art career in the aptly named “How Artist Kevin Caron Uses YouTube to Promote His Work.”

Kevin was named “Artist to Watch” by Art Design Consultants in their May 16, 2017, email blast, which featured Kevin’s sculptures Oculum, Torrent and CounterSink.

Kevin’s sculpture Sweet Gum Ball was feature in Alyson Stanfield’s May 4, 2017, ArtBizCoach email newsletter. “It looked fantastic, especially paired with a painting of a sweet gum ball,” says Kevin.

How does 3D printing actually work? Author Jackie Dishner explains the process beautifully in her March 2017 article for Phoenix magazine (in print and online), “Art Break: 3D Printing with Kevin Caron.”

How do entrepreneurs use blogs? On March 6, 2017, Kevin shared his perspective in CEO Blog Nation‘s article 16 Entrepreneurs Share How They Use Blogging for Business.”

Erik J. Martin featured Kevin’s remarks about how to deal with an ugly view on November 11, 2016, in the article “Throw ugly out the window,” which appeared in newspapers around the country as well as online.

Photos of the installation of Kevin’s public art commission Top Knot were featured in Your West Valley on October 10, 2016, in Jacob Stanek‘s article Top Knot – Public Art in Surprise” and “Surprise – Top Knot Art Installation Kevin Caron”. It also appeared in Your West Valley print edition on October 12.

Lynn Trimble featured Kevin’s 3D-printed sculpture in New Times’ “10 Best Artworks we saw in metro Phoenix in July”. A photo of Lemon Drop leads the article.

In Phoenix Home & Garden‘s Special Edition 2016, published in June 2016, Executive Editor Rebecca Rhoades shared how Kevin contributes to the beauty of contemporary homes with his innovative architectural details in her article “Elemental Design.”

Kevin’s bronze, 3D-printed sculpture The Point was part of Saatchi Art’s “Art for the Mid-Century Modern Home Collection.”

Kevin was in the hot seat for the YabYum Seven on the Web site YabYum Music & Arts.

Kevin’s May 30, 2016, post on the collaborative blogging platform Niume, “The Two Questions Artists Hate to Hear” really touched a nerve.

On May 17, 2016, Artsy Shark, a well-known online arts resource, gave a unique perspective on Kevin by interspersing his own words and work. “What an interesting way to learn about myself,” says Kevin.

Elevate AZ, an award-winning magazine published by National Bank of Arizona, did a feature on Kevin in its Spring 2016 issue.“Shifting Gears” shares Kevin’s story as well images of some of his work.

On April 26, 2016, Artsy Shark featured Kevin and his work in “How Artists Are Using 3D Printing.”

On February 18, 2016, Phoenix Magazine’s Niki D’Andrea included Kevin’s show “Endless Line: The 3-D Work of Kevin Caron” in her round up “Top 5 Arts Events for February 1-7” for the PhiX daily culture blog.

Art Biz Coach Alyson Stanfield included an image of Kevin’s 3-D printed sculpture Twin Peaks in her February 18, 2016, Art Biz Blog.

Arts writer Lynn Trimble included Kevin’s solo show “Endless Line: The 3D Work of Kevin Caron” in her article Here’s the Coolest Art We Saw in Phoenix and Scottsdale on February’s First Friday,” in the February 8, 2016, online issue of New Times.

Critic Deborah Ross called Kevin’s 3D printed sculptures that appeared in the show “Ten: Modern Abstract” at monOrchid gallery in downtown Phoenix “sinuous and towering” in her November 2015 Visual Art Source review.

Author Shea Stanfield‘s profile of Kevin “Artist shares inspiration from the open road” appeared in the Prescott Courier’s Kudos section in conjunction with his reception at Van Gogh’s Ear Gallery.

On August 31, 2015, Patriot-News / PennLive reporter Matt Miller shared a video and news about the installation of Kevin’s sculpture Wherever You Go, There You Are in his article “Say ‘hi’ to Harrisburg’s newest piece of public art.”

In a tease for the upcoming dedication of Wherever You Go, There You Are at Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, the article
“Whitaker Center to unveil anniversary sculpture” appeared in The Sentinel on July 29, 2015.

With a focus on Kevin’s work, the group show “Collective Minds – Creative Outcomes” was lauded as one of the top seven art shows on Phoenix’s July 5 First Friday by arts writer Lynn Trimble on Jackalope Ranch in New Times newspaper.

You can learn a lot about Kevin and his work in this audio interview with Jay Whaley in his Metalsmith Benchtalk radio program, which was recorded live on April 9, 2015.

Author Jackie Dishner featured Kevin’s sculptures Building Blocks and Hangin’ in the Phoenix/Scottsdale Spring 2015 issue of Su Casa Magazine in her article “Metal Art Magic.”

Author Doug Bardwell wrote about Kevin in his Examiner article “What ever you need, chances are a 3D printer can print it” on March 26, 2015.

Kevin’s jewelry was featured in the March 2015 issue of Phoenix Home & Garden.

In October 2015, Virtual-Strategy Magazine published “Art Marries Science: Sculpture Finds Romance with Technology,” an article about the “Materialize” art show at Shemer Art Center.

Author Nicole Royse also covered the “Materialize” art show and Kevin’s artwork in the October 2015 AZ Foothills Magazine in the article “Time to Materialize.”

The Art Career Project also interviewed Kevin for their in-depth piece on “How to Become a Sculptor.”

Art Trends magazine also published a photo of Kevin’s sculpture Giant Street Urchin as part of its Artist of the Year issue, in which Kevin was selected as Sculptor of the Year.

Lynn Trimble featured Kevin in her Art Musings blog on August 27, 2014, in her story Accidental sculptor.”

Kevin’s sound sculpture Inari was selected as “Editor’s Pick” in the August 2014 issue of Phoenix Home & Garden.

In her Art Musings blog, arts writer Lynn Trimble featured Kevin’s award-winning public art sculpture Hands On.

In July 2014, Staples’ Web site quoted Kevin in the article “3D Printing in 3 Steps (Yes, Only 3!)”read it here.

Also in July 2014, American Lifestyle, sponsored by attorney Lora Sanders, featured his piece CounterSink in its latest issue.

Press coverage for the show “Unpredictable Change” at the Vision Gallery in Chandler, Arizona, resulted in three nice mentions. The Arizona Republic‘s Kelli Huang wrote “Caron’s love for sensual shapes helps him mold his beautiful metal sculptures” in an article on page D2, and San Tan News-Sun covered Kevin’s work on page 58 of its May 17 – June 8, 2014, edition in the story “Unpredictable Change: Metal Sculptures by Arizona Artists”.

Weldon Johnson’s video for the Arizona Republic lets the artists speak for themselves – See it here.

Kevin was the subject of a four-part series on FirelineTV, which launched March 5, 2014.

Kevin was interviewed by Westermans International, Ltd., a UK company that sells welding equipment in February 2014. Enjoy the interview on Westermans’ Web site.

The February 12, 2014, issue of The Foothills Focus featured a story by Shea Stanfield about “Elevation,” Kevin’s and Cyndy Carstens’ show at monOrchid Gallery in downtown Phoenix.

On the February 10, 2014, CBS Channel 5 evening news, Kevin’s work was featured in a television story about Roosevelt Row.

Kevin was the subject of a full-page feature in So Scottsdale magazine.

Kevin was featured in Phoenix Magazine’s Spotlight in its January 2014 issue.

Kevin was selected as Sculptor of the Year by Art Trends magazine for 2012 and 2013.

On October 16, 2013, Buy Rite Finishing featured Kevin in an article entitled “Powder Coating as Art.”

Luxe magazine featured Kevin as a Style Maker in its Fall 2013 issue. “The writer did a terrific job,” observes Kevin. “I’m honored to be included in such august company.”

The San Tan Sun News shared information about Kevin’s show “Micro/Macro” on August 17, 2013 in the article “New Caron art exhibit explores perception, scale through Oct. 26.”

The East Valley Tribune covered the show in its Friday, September 6, 2013, edition: “Free sculptural exhibit opens at Chandler Center for the Arts”.

Linda Peters‘ story about Kevin, relating to his solo show “Micro/Macro” at the Chandler Center for the Arts, Truck driver artist shifts to make metal sculptures,” appeared in the Chandler Republic on September 4, 2013.

Shea Stanfield‘s article about Kevin, Artist repurposes thrills,” appeared in the Foothills Focus in print and online on September 4, 2013.

A story about Kevin’s solo show at the Chandler Center for the Arts was featured in the San Tan Sun News online and in print in the August 17 – September 6, 2013, edition, as well as on on Thursday, August 8, 2013.

Kevin was interviewed by Ted Simons for “Arizona ArtBeat” on PBS Channel 8 on July 18, 2013. Watch the interview here.

Sonja Haller‘s thoughtful profile of Kevin appeared in the July 2, 2013, Arizona Republic, as well as the June 15, 2013, Northeast Phoenix Republic and the June 19, 2013, Scottsdale Republic.

Nice comments in Explore Art Phoenix‘s June 10, 2013, post about Kevin’s sculptures in the MonOrchid show.

Kevin’s sculptures CounterSink and Bou were selected by Saatchi Online for a sculpture collection that was featured on the prestigious London gallery’s site homepage in April 2013.

Kevin’s work was featured in the February 26, 2013, print and online editions of the Yuma Sun regarding the show “The Organic Edge.”

Kevin’s work appeared in the February 2013 issue of Iconic Magazine.

On Sunday, January 13,2013, the Arizona Republic Kevin’s sculpture Big Bang was featured in an article “A Tale of 3 Media” about the show “Paper Metal Resin.”

Kevin’s sculpture Torrent was featured in Luxe magazine’s “Arizona Scene” section in the Spring 2012 issue.

On January 6, 2011, Kevin was quoted and pictured (woodcut) on the front page of the Wall Street Journal regarding forms of address in the article “Hey, Folks: Here’s a Digital Requiem For a Dearly Departed Salutation”.

In May 2010, Kevin was interviewed for the site Art Palaver. Hear the podcast.

A very nice interview with Kevin appeared May 16, 2010, courtesy of the folks at

When Kevin’s public art commission Hands On won the 17th annual Best of the West Arts & Culture Award from Westmarc, a coalition of business, education and government leaders, the Arizona Republic shared the news on

Kevin got great coverage for his solo show “Free Play” in the October 2009 issue of Phoenix Home & Garden and the October 14, 2009, issue of the Scottsdale Republic.

The installation of Hands On, the public art commission for the city of Avondale, Arizona, was featured on the homepage of on Wednesday, May 15, then in the Arizona Republic the next day on the front page of the Valley & State section. Click here to read the article.

There also was nice piece about Hands On‘s installation in the West Valley View on May 19.

Hands On was also featured on in Judy Hedding’s Phoenix Blog on May 27, 2009.

Kevin’s sculptural privacy screen Floating Undulations was featured in the profile of the private sculpture garden of a Phoenix, Arizona, art collector in Phoenix Home & Garden‘s June 2009 issue.

Jessica Lutjmeyer wrote a lively profile of Kevin for the Arizona State University State Press newspaper, which also appeared in the April 23, 2009, online news source ASUWebDevil.

Kevin was included in a syndicated article about speaking clearly to customers of all kinds. The article “Workwise: Adjusting to a new customer base” appeared in the Modesto Bee on March 31, 2009, and thereafter in the Hartford (Connecticut) Courant.

Kevin was chosen as Artist of the Month in December 2008 by Let’s Go!. Editor Linda McThrall offered fascinating insights about Kevin’s progress since she first visited with him three years ago, just before he became a full-time artist. Click here to read the article.

In a bit of fun, Kevin was profiled in The Arizona Republic‘s “Match Me With My Wheels,” which focused on three sculptors and the vehicles they drive.

The San Tan Sun News wrote about Kevin’s appearance at a Chandler gallery – click here to read “Hotter than an Arizona summer”.

Kevin was named an Artist of the Month for August 2008.

His work in a local gallery and a city-sponsored exhibit in the City of Chandler, Arizona, earned Kevin an article in the San Tan Sun Newsclick here to read “Doing what comes naturally”.

Arizona Republic staff member Barbara Yost‘s profile of Kevin, “Artist’s sculpture takes indirect route to exhibit,” appeared in the August 9 edition of the Scottsdale Republic.

Kevin was Phoenix magazine‘s featured artist in its July 2007 issue in the article “Rock ‘n’ Rebar.”

Kevin was named an Artist of the Month for October 2006.

In addition to other coverage in publications including the Scottsdale Republic, Arizona Republic and frontdoors, Kevin’s show “Wonders & Wings” got beautiful exposure in Phoenix Home & Garden‘s October 2006 issue in a piece dubbed “Wild About Art,” featuring a photo of his fountain Dripping Springs at the Scottsdale Fairmont resort.

Kevin was chosen as Artist of the Month in November 2005 by Let’s Go!, garnering a full-page article by editor Linda McThrall.

Kevin was featured in the October 2005 issue of Phoenix Home & Garden. The six-page story by Senior Editor Roberta Landman has garnered interest from as far away as Washington state and Florida.

Kevin was pleased to have two of his fountains featured in Tim Carter’s ““Ask the Builder” column, which is syndicated nationally in more than 100 newspapers, and found on the Web.

Kevin’s sculpture “So Close” is mentioned in the video documentary “A Man and His Garden” about J. Robert Orton and his La Jolla, California, sculpture garden.

The Camelback Canyon Art Show, which featured Kevin and five other artists, and his one-man show “Wild Dreams,” drew great press in the Valley of the Sun area, including articles in the Arizona Republic, the Scottsdale Republic, the Southern Chandler/Ocotillo News (now the San Tan Sun News), frontdoors and many other publications and Web sites.