Arabel Lebrusan & Leblas Fine Jewellery

EDUCATION
2005-07
MA Design: Ceramics, Furniture or Jewellery, Central St. Martin’s College of Art & Design, London
1998-00
Fine Art, Hogeschool van de Kunsten, Utrecht, Holland
1994-98
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.
1994-97
Jewellery, Centro de estudios joyeros de Madrid, Spain
1992-94
Gemmology, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
1992-93
History and Geography, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

PROJECTS/SEMINARS
2005
Behaviours, guest lecturer, University of Cebu, The Philippines
Arts for social change, Pioneers of change, Johannesburg, South Africa
2003
arte y saber (art and knowledge), Arteleku, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain
2000
comunitat/community 2000, Coromina, La Garrotxa, Girona, Spain
Who are we, Leuka monastery, Znojmo, Czech Republic
1999-00
Duurzaamheid Verbeeld (Sustainability), Hogeschool van de Kunsten, Utrecht, Netherlands
1999
Park van de toekomst (Park of the Future), Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, Netherlands

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2009
London Art fair, Rebecca Hossack Gallery
2008-10
The Object as Muse, UK tour of Crafts Council exhibition
2008
Art London, Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Treasure, Coutts London Jewellery Week, Tower of London
Craftsmanship and Design Awards 2008, The Goldsmiths’ Hall, London
DNA/ Form London, London Olympia
Art Hand Design, Central St. Martin’s College of Art & Design, London
2007
Degree show, Central St. Martin’s College of Art & Design, London
Craftsmanship and Design Awards, The Goldsmiths’ Hall, London
2005
Kunstroute Noord: Business as Usual, Artinfuse, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2004
El Rosario de la Abuela, collaboration with Olga Parra Benavides, Lunâ Art Collective Gallery, Cebu city, The Philippines
2004
…prospecten van nooit vermoed schoon, Tent, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2003
Fotonoviembre, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canaries, Spain
2002
Eindelijk, Moira Gallery, Utrecht, Netherlands
2001
post_puke_bunny@hotmail.com, Moira Gallery, Utrecht, Netherlands
Utrechtse Kunstmanifestatie, Janskerk, Janskerkhof, Utrecht, Netherlands
Private in public, Exposorium, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2000
Kunst met een grote U, Verzorgingscentrum Titus Brandsma, Utrecht, Netherlands
Who are we, Leuka monastery, Znojmo, Czech Republic
HKU Festival, Hogeschool van de Kunsten, AlbertHeijn supermarket, Utrecht, Netherlands
Duurzaamheid Verbeeld, Griftpark, Utrecht, Netherlands
Bunker(t)raume, Gesundbrunnen bunker, Berlin, Germany
1999
El cuaderno rojo, collaboration with Laia Fábregas Ferrús, Cervantes Institute, Utrecht, Netherlands
Park van de toekomst, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, Netherlands

AWARDS
2009
Selected for “The Schoonhoven Silver Award”, SilverArt Foundation, Netherlands
2008 2nd prize, Holts Academy Design Award, London
Commended Award, Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council
2007
Winner of the Tanzanite ‘Celebration of Life’ Jewellery Design Awards
Short listed for The Student Designer of the Year, UK Jewellery Awards
Tanzanite Foundation (for degree show, Central St. Martin’s College of Art & Design, London)
2007
HRA. Diamond company (for degree show, Central St. Martin’s College of Art & Design, London)
1998-99
Erasmus Grant, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
1995/96
Study grant, “Centro de estudios joyeros de Madrid”(jewellery school), Spain