2016 - 2018 Royal College of Art. MA Jewellery and Metal. Distinction in Historical and Critical studies.
2010 - 2011 University of Cambridge. PGCE Secondary Art and Design.
2004 - 2008 Glasgow School of Art. BA (Hons) Silversmithing & Jewellery. First Class Honours with Distinction in Historical and Critical Studies.
2006 RMIT University, Melbourne. Gold and Silversmithing Department. Exchange Programme.
SELECTED TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2020 - present. Lecturer. School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University.
2018 - 2020. Associate Graduate Tutor. Cambridge School of visual and Performing Arts. Tutoring on post-graduate courses.
2018 - present. Freelance Education Facilitator. University of Cambridge Museums. Co-ordinating art and design workshops with the learning department in response to museum collections.
2018 - 2019. Freelance Education Facilitator. Broadway Gallery, Letchworth. Delivering art workshops to local school children in response to gallery exhibition.
2018 - 2019.Archivist Assistant. Royal College of Art. Assisting with the recording and storage of the colleges’ Jewellery and Metal collection.
2014 - 2016. Applied Craft Lecturer. Cambridge School ofVisual and Performing Arts. Teaching on Summer School, Extended Diploma, Foundation courses.
2018 BA Tutor Internship. Sheffield Hallam University. Planned and delivered a week long project to BA (Hons) Year 2 students.
2013 - 2015. Resident Tutor. Friends’ School, Saffron Walden, Essex. Evening and weekend pastoral care of young persons in school boarding house.
2013 - 2014.Art and Design Teacher. Soham Village Collage, Cambridgeshire. Teaching the National Curriculum for Art and Design, assessment, curriculum development, extra curricular and pastoral duties, and professional development.
2011 - 2013. Art and Design Teacher. St. Mark’s Catholic School, Harlow.
2009 & 2010.Activity Worker. Bell International School, Cambridge. Co-ordinating an art and craft summer school programme for international students.
2008 - 2010. Artist in Residence. Friends’ School, Saffron Walden, Essex. Running extra curricular activities and ensuring the pastoral welfare of boarding students alongside continuing my own jewellery practice.
2004 - 2008. Carer/Activity Worker. Falkirk Council Children with Disabilities, Falkirk.
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
2019 Work featured in publication; Rings: Alice and Louis Koch Collection by Anna Beatriz Chadour.
2019 Work acquired by The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
2018 Graham Hughes Award.
2018 Theo Fennel Gilded Youth Project winner.
2018 Work featured in publication; Narrative Jewelley, Tales of the Toolbox by Mark Fenn.
2016 Griffin Scholarship. Full MA tuition fee grant.
2016 Stirlingshire Educational Trust Award.
2014 Competition entry selected for exhibition and publication at Amberif 2014.
2010 Work was acquired for the Alice and Louis Koch Collection in Geneva.
2009 Silver award,The Craftsmanship and Design awards, Goldsmiths Company.
2008 Incorporation of Hammermen Prize, Glasgow School of Art.
2008 Precious Metal Bursary,The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths.
2007 Commendation, Glasgow University Hunter cup competition. 2005 JD Kelly Memorial Prize, Glasgow School of Art.
2019 Art Licks, ASC Gallery, London, UK. 2019 Paper Cuts, Saatchii Gallery, London, UK. 2018 Broadway Gallery, Letchworth Garden City, UK 2018 Royal College of Art, Graduate show, UK 2018 I Believe... Munich Jewellery Week, Munich 2018 Whipped Up, Kunstraum, London, UK 2018 Work in Progress, Royal Collage of Art, London, UK 2017 Work in Progress, Royal College of Art, London, UK 2016 Goldsmiths Craft and Design Awards, Goldsmiths Hall, London, UK 2015 Goldsmiths Craft and Design Awards, Goldsmiths Hall, London, UK 2014 Craft and Conflict, Bilston Craft Gallery, Bilston, UK 2014 Amberif, Gdansk, Poland 2013 Art on the Hill, Friends’ School, Saffron Walden, UK 2011/2012 Brazen Studios, Merchant City, Glasgow, UK 2010 Octopus Gallery, Friends’ School, Saffron Walden, UK 2010 Dazzle Exhibitions, Merchant Square, Glasgow, UK 2010 Jacqueline’s Choice, Hampstead, London, UK 2009/2010 Dazzle Exhibitions, National Theatre, London, UK 2009/2010 War and Beauty, National Glass Centre, Sunderland, UK 2009 Park Gallery, Falkirk, UK 2009 New designers, ‘One Year On’, Design Centre, London, UK 2009 Dazzle Exhibitions, Merchant Square, Glasgow, UK 2008/2009 Dazzle Exhibitions, National Theatre, London, UK 2008 Curiouser and Curiouser, Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery, Saltsmill, UK 2008 New Designers, Design Centre, London, UK 2008 Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art, UK 2007 Republic of Place, Atrium Gallery, Glasgow School of Art, UK 2006 RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia