Joanne MacFadyen is an award winning Scottish jeweller currently based in Dundee, graduating from Duncan of Jordanstone college of art with a bachelor of design degree with honors in 2010 and completing a Master of Fine Art in 2012.
As Vanilla Ink Studio’s first Artist in Residence, Joanne has developed a series of new collections. Her year as Vanilla Ink resident closes with the launch of her residency debut collection at International Jewellery London in September.
Her work is lead by a love of experimenting with materials and techniques and driven by a wide eyed attitude to the world. Joanne works with precious metals, precious metal clays, enamel & gemstones to create unique jewellery that have a decadently organic aesthetic.
She is passionate about creating beautiful & unique handmade jewellery, with her pieces ranging from something for everyday wear to that one off show stopping piece.
Master of Fine Art, Dundee University, 2011-12
BDes(Hons) in Jewellery, Dundee University, 2007-10
HND Jewellery,Cardonald College, 2005-07
NC Applied Art,Anniesland College, 2004-05
IJL, Earls Court, London, Sept 2013
Summer Show, Craft Scotland, The White Stuff, Aug 2013
Treat Pop Up, FCA&C, St Andrews, Nov 2012
Made in Scotland, ACS Gallery, Oct 2012
Masters Degree Show, DJCAD, August 2012
An Action of Words, Hockney Gallery, RCA, London, April 2012
A Matter of Process, DJCAD, Dec 2011
Jewellery Showcase, York Sculpture Park, Mar-May 2011
Made in Scotland, Lorraine Law, Nov 2010
Christmas Exhibition, The Flour Store Gallery, Nov 2012
Christmas Exhibition, The Harley Gallery, Dec 2010
Christmas Exhibition, Art Loco, Dec 2010
New Designers, London, July 2010
Degree Show, DJCAD, May 2010
Makers Award, Creative Scotland, April 2013
Diamond Design Competition, Dec 2012
DJCAD, Citizenship award, Aug 2012
Cookson Design of the Week, July. 2012
Making Futures, Makers award, Sept 2011