A little bit about me...

Little bit of info...

I am currently based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. England. I work from a workshop where I design and make silver jewellery and sell through galleries, shops and craft fairs. I also run a number of silversmithing classes per week. 



2002 -I got my first taste for Silversmithing at an evening class in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. 


2003 - 2005- Design Crafts National Diploma at Gloucester college of Arts passing with a triple distinction 


2006 - 2011 - Design Crafts BA affiliated with De Montford University at Oxford and Cherwell Valley College. Completed with a 2.1


2009 - Became a member of  J.A.S.S.O  (Jewellery and Silversmithing Society of Oxford) 


2011 - 2014 - bench hire at Kingham jewellery school 


2012 2013 - Silversmithing tutor for Oxford and Cherwell Valley College where I ran an evening class once a week. 

2012  - completed a Ptlls course (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector) which is a requirement by many companies to teach adults.


2012 - 2014 - Tutor for ArtShape on an ad hoc basis, mainly working on the "Your Futures" project which is a project for victims of domestic abuse. Worked with both adults and children under 11. 


2012- 2017- Tutor for Adult Education on an ad hoc basis. Mainly working a as a tutor teaching jewellery either "junk jewellery" or "silversmithing" 


April 2014  - I became a member of Cheltenham Group of Artists.


Exhibitions

April 2008 – 1 May 2008 - Bristol B.A.B.E. book fair


May 2009 – 5 May 2009 - Transition Exhibition. Oxford Town Hall


July 2011 – Oxford and Cherwell Valley College Creative Arts Summer Show


July 2011 – New Designers.  Business Design Centre. London


August 2011- North Cotswolds Art Group Exhibition - Stow on the Wold library


Dec 2012 - Hwicce Tribe Exhibition. Stow on the Wold


April - May 2014 - In Celebration of Shakespeare - Cheltenham Group of Artists -  No 8 Gallery, Pershore


May 2014 - Oxfordshire Artweeks – Kingham Jewellery School group exhibition at the Wild Rabbit, Kingham 


June 2014 - In Celebration of Shakespeare - Cheltenham Group of Artist. Cirencester Corinium Museum.  


July - August 2014 – Senery – The Gardens Gallery. Montpellier. Cheltenham


September - November 2014 - Arcade Artisans- Beechwood Arcade - Cheltenham. 


April 2015 - In Celebration of Shakespeare - Cheltenham Group of Artists - Worcester Cathedral


June 2015 - Cheltenham Open Studios - Beechwood Arcade with "Artisans Extra"


July 2015 - Present - Various craft fairs in the Cotswolds.


2016- Present - started running workshops 


2017 - Present - work exhibited at Brewery Arts in Cirencester


2018 - Present - Work exhibited at Bourton artisans in Bourton on the Water