CV

Employment

2007- cont. Self-employed Abstract Artist Jeweller.
2015 Sessional Teaching, UCA Farnham.
2007-2009 Production Manager, Yarwood White Bridal Jewellery.

Selected Commissions

2016 Mayor of Guildford. Public art commission to paint the Civic Cow for Surrey Cow Parade
2014 British Museum, London. Jewellery Collection for “Shunga Sex and Pleasure in Japanese Art”
2008 Head of Engine Design at Honda F1 Racing - Triptych of Digital Soundscapes
2008 Royal Parks Foundation – Illustrations for “The Secret Garden Auction Catalogue”
2007 – cont. commissions of large pieces of jewellery for private collections most notably five pieces in Tuan Lee's collection.

Editorial & Writing

2013 – cont. Editor, Association for Contemporary Jewellery’s Findings Magazine
2016 – Triple Parade – Collecting Conversations an interview with Tuan Lee.
2016 – cont. Art Jewellery Forum – UK Art Jewellery Ambassador and report on Collect 2017
2016 Adore Magazine. Co-Reporting and photography with Melissa Pearce - “Magnificent Obsessions” Jan 2016
2008 Craft and Design Magazine. Diary of a Craftsman column

Selected Exhibitions

2017 KultS – Die Schmuckausstellung, Berlin; Gioielli Masterworks, Italy
2016 SOFA – Chicago; Gioielli in Fermento – Gallery Reinstein Ross, New York; GNCCF Manchester, Surrey Artists Open Studios; Choice! - New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham; SIERRAD International Jewellery Art Fair – Amsterdam; Contemporary Jewellery Exchange – international online/book; Gioielli in Fermento “Freedom and Constraint “ – Torre Fornello, Italy.
(2015 Sabbatical year, change of direction, development of new work)
2014 ICONS – The National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford; Message: Beyond Adornment, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham.
2013 Stain-less, Sheffield Institute of Art; Reflect, David Hockey Gallery, UCA Farnham.
2012 ACJ Diamond Jubilee Touring Exhibition, London, Wales, Birmingham, Scotland.
(2010 - 2012 Maternity leave)
2010 ACJ Crossings Conference Exhibition, West Dean, Chichester; Showcase – Platform Gallery, Hatton Garden, London; Suzuka Chrysanthemum Showcase - Sarah Preisler Gallery, Birmingham, Designer Crafts at the Mall – Soc. Designer Craftsmen, The Mall Galleries London.
2008 Jewellery at the Edge – part of the Edinburgh Festival at Pebbles Gallery.
2007 New Designers, Business Design Centre, Islington, London; University for the Creative Arts, Farnham - Graduate Show.

Training and Professional Development

2013 & 2016 Custom Painting and Airbrushing – Simon Murray, Belfast.
2010 Organised Material Connections Symposium, ACE funded Exchange & Exhibition, Farnham
2008 SPEED Scholarship – Thames Valley University.
2007 Level 4 BTEC Entrepreneurship and Creative Business Start Up – Scholarship UCA Rochester
2004 - 2007 University for the Creative Arts – Farnham, BA (Hons) Three Dimensional Design, Metals and Jewellery.
Previous Career 1999-2004 – Solicitor, construction contracts and litigation. CPE & LPC - College of Law, Guildford.
1993-1997 University of Hull - BA (Hons) American Studies.