Grainne Morton

website creator Education
1988-1992                               BA (Hons) Jewellery, Edinburgh College of Art.
1992-1993                               Post-Graduate Diploma, Jewellery, Edinburgh College of Art.
1993-1994                               Business/Design Skills Course, The Crescent Workshop,
Kilkenny.

Awards
1995                                        Awarded Scottish Arts Council – start up Grant.
2006                                        ACJ Jewellery Award, Origin, Somerset House, London.
2007                                        Shortlisted Jerwood Applied Arts Prize: Jewellery.
2009                                        Inches Carr Trust Bursary Award.
2010                                        Creative Development Award, Creative Scotland.

Selected Exhibitions
March        1997                      ‘Schmuck ‘97’, Handwerkmesse, Munich.
Aug/Sept   1998                      Jewellery Moves, Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh.
Nov/Jan     1999                     ‘Fifty years of Studio Jewellery’, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge,
Mass., USA
Aug/Sept   2001                      ‘100% Proof’, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Mass.
Dec            2002                       Solo Exhibition, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh.
July/March 2003/04             ‘Hometime’, British Council Exhibition, China.
Feb/Dec     2005                      ‘Maker-Wearer-Viewer, Touring Exhibition, Glasgow,Holland,
Edinburgh.
Aug/Aug    2005/06                 ‘100% Proof’ Touring Exhibition.
March/May 2006                      Showcase, The Harley Gallery, Welbeck.
June/May   2007/08                Jerwood Applied Arts Prize: 2007 Jewellery – Touring
Exhibition.
January     2008                        Collect, Victoria and Albert Museum, London (Represented by
CraftsScotland).
May/June   2008                     ‘Reclaiming beauty’, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey
Tracey.
Dec            2008                     ‘Once upon a Christmas’, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh.
May           2009                     ‘Collect 2009’, Saatchi Gallery, London.
May           2010                     ‘Collect 2010’, Saatchi Gallery, London.
November 2010                       ‘Triumph of Nature’, Solo Show, The Scottish Gallery,
Edinburgh.
May           2011                      ‘’Collect 2011’, Saatchi Gallery, London.
November 2011                       ‘Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show’ Philadelphia.
November 2011                       ‘Craft in Dialogue’, Dovecot, Edinburgh.
June     2012                            ‘Treasure’, Somerset House, London.
October 2012                           ‘Made’ One Marylebone, London.
April 2013                               Showcase, CAA, London.
August 2013                            CraftScotland Summer Show, White Stuff, Edinburgh.
October 2013                           ‘Made’, One Marylebone, London.
February 2014                         ‘NY Now’, Javit’s Centre, NY.
March/April 2014                      ‘Dark Tales’, Llantarnam Grange, Cwnbran.
July/August 2014                     Showcase Exhibition, Gallery Nine, Bath.
July 2014                                 ‘Makers Market’ Edinburgh International Fashion Festival,
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh.
August 2014                            ‘Summer Show’, White Stuff represented by Craftscotland,
Edinburgh.
October 2014                           ‘LOOT’ MAD Museum, NYC.
October 2014                           Made London, One Marylebone, London.

 Public Commissions
‘Women for the Stairs’, Project, The New Fawcett Library, London.
‘Ocean Treasures’ Panel for Explorer of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International Cruise Ship, commissioned by London Contemporary Art – 2000.
‘Secrets of the Sea’ Panel for Adventure of the Seas, Royal Carribean International Cruise Ship, commissioned by London Contemporary Art – 2001.

Public Collections
Royal Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh.
The Craft Council Collection, London.
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal.
The Museum of Ulster, Belfast.
The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle.
The Dualchas Collection, Isle of Skye.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Racine Art Museum, Wisconsin.