Education

 

2002-2004    

Masters, Goldsmithing Silversmithing Metalwork and Jewellery. Royal College of Art

 

1996-2000    

BA Hons. Design and Applied Arts – Jewellery and Silversmithing. Edinburgh College of Art

Commissions / Collections

V & A Museum Jewellery Collection

Crafts Council Collection, London

Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, Scotland

The Alice and Louis Koch Collection

Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery

Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths’, London

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh  Optical Brooch  Feather Brooch

De Beers, Royal Ascot (commission - diamond brooch presented by the Queen to race winner) 

Galerie Marzee Collection - Nijmegen,The Netherlands

The Royal College of Art Collection - London

The Royal Mint, Medal collection, UK

Decorative Art Collection of the City of Edinburgh

Wedgwood - Staffordshire, England

Professional Practice

Current - from 2009            

Glasgow School of Art, Part time Lecturer, Silversmithing and Jewellery

 

2015

International Emerging Artists Exhibition & Symposium - Guest Speaker, Shanghai Art and Design Academy, China

Craft in Conversation Symposium, lecture / panel discussion, St Andrews 

Meet your Maker - Fife Contemporary Art & Craft at St Andrews Museum - with Dorothy Hogg MBE

 

2014 

The Academy of Arts and Design - Tsinghua University, Beijing, Visiting Lecturer

Gold Symposium - Lecture, Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow

 

2012       

Society for Jewellery Historians, guest speaker, London

 

2011       

Hiko Mizuno School of Jewellery, Tokyo, guest speaker 

Musashino Art University, Tokyo, guest speaker 

 

2009

Goldsmiths' Hall, Creation II Day of Knowledge - two lectures for Coutts London Jewellery Week

University of Hertfordshire, Visiting Lecturer

 

2008            

Victoria and Albert Museum, Workshop with Dorothy Hogg in conjunction with the opening of the Sackler Centre

 

2007-2009    

Royal College of Art, Part Time Jewellery Technical Instructor

 

2007            

Royal University for Women, Bahrain, Guest Speaker

           

2006 

Wire Weekend, Short Course, Clerkenwell Green, London

 

2005

Association for Contemporary Jewellery, member of judging panel, ACJ Prize at New Designers 

Applied Arts Scotland, Edinburgh, Guest Speaker

Kent Institute of Art and Design, Guest Speaker

Richmond Adult community College, Visiting Lecturer  

 

2001 - 2002

Artist in Residence and teaching assistant, Edinburgh College of Art

 

2001 

Surrey Institute if Art and Design, Guest Speaker

 

Other Experience / Training / Residencies

 

2014 

Cove Park, Scottish Craft Residency, Argyll and Bute, Scotland - 6 weeks

 

2010 

Masterclass in alloying with Giovanni Corvaja, Todi, Italy - 5 days

 

2005 

Workshop by Lucy Sarneel, Atelier Ravary, Belgium - 5 days

 

2002 

Masterclass in Granulation with Giovanni Corvaja, Birmingham, England - 5 days

 

2001 

Edinburgh College of Art, Artist in Residence, Silversmithing and Jewellery Deptartment  - 1 year

 

2000 

Bishopsland Workshops, Post-graduate Training course / residency - 1 year

Organisations

 

Honorary Member of The World Crafts Council Europe

Craft Scotland

Contemporary Applied Arts

Klimt 02

 

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