Edinburgh College of Art 1991 – 1996
BA Art and Design with first class honours, specialising in jewellery.
Postgraduate Diploma in jewellery.
Scottish Arts Council Development Grant
Crafts Council selected maker
Shortlisted for the Arts Foundation Jelwellery Fellowship
Invited to a reception at Buckingham Palace held to recognise the achievements of young adults who have excelled in their particular field.
Scottish Arts Council Starting Up Grant
Royal Society of Arts Bursary Competition, £1000 travel scholarship.
Young Designer Silversmith Competition, second prize.
Quercas Gallery, Bath
‘Out of the Fire’ The Scottish Gallery
Blackwell House Exhibition, Bowness-on-Windermere
Surface and Substance Electrum Gallery, London.
The Scottish Gallery October showcase
Cutting Edge British Touring Exhibition
SOFA, Chicago with Mobilia
The Scottish Gallery Festival Solo Exhibition
Contemporary Applied Arts showcase
Edinburgh comes to Clerkenwell, Lesley Craze Gallery, London.
‘100% Proof’ Touring Exhibition, USA
Collect with Velvet da Vinci, London
Chess touring exhibition UK and USA
Double Glazed the Crafts council shop,Islington, London
Contemporary Decorative Arts Exhibition Sotheby’s London
2003 – 1999
Chelsea Craft Fair
‘Feast of Colour’ Crafts Council Shop, V&A, London
SOFA, Chicago with White Gallery
The Scottish Gallery Solo Exhibition
Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, USA enamel exhibition
‘Fired with Colour’ Aberdeen Museum and National Museum of Scotland
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Bretton Hall, summer showcase
SNAG Exhibition Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge USA
Dundee Contemporary Arts showcase
Leeds Design Gallery
Crawford Art Centre, St Andrews, solo exhibition
Oxford Gallery, solo exhibtion
Artisan Craft Fair, Edinburgh Conference Centre
Teaching & related experience
2006 – 2009
Limted jewellery collections for Margaret Howell London and Japan
Edinburgh College of Art Continuing Studies Jewellery Course
1997 – 2006
Edinburgh College of Art third year enamelling course
Leith School of Art Summer Scool Jewellery Course
Fired Earth residency and workshop
2001 – 2002
Forth Sector jewellery course for people with mental health issues
National Museum of Scotland enamelling workshops
2000 – 2001
Shetland Arts Trust and Bonhoga Gallery
Week residency, enamelling workshop and school workshops
Dundee Contemporary Arts jewellery workshops
Royal Museum of Scotland installation team ‘Jewellery Moves’ Exhibition.