Training and Higher Education

2008-2010  
MA Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork & Jewellery, Royal College of Art

2003-2007
BA(Hons) Design and Applied Arts, Edinburgh College of Art

1996-2001
Diploma in Primary Education, Teacher Training College Neue Mittelschule Berne, Switzerland

Awards and Merits

2010
Onno Boekhoudt Travel Award, Royal College of Art
Selected on the basis of a project proposal at the Bauhaus, Dessau.

2009
Royal College of Art fees and maintenance Bursary

2008
Royal College of Art fees Bursary

2007
Scottish International Education Trust (SIET) Visual Arts Award
Helen A. Rose Bequest (joint eca prize for best graduating show in Design and Applied Arts)
Goldsmiths Company’s Precious Metal Bursary Scheme Grant

2006/07
International merit-based eca Scholarship

2005
Short-listed for Goldsmiths Craftsmanship and Design Award
Andrew Grant Bequest Award (Painting)

2003/04
International merit-based eca Scholarship

Exhibitions

A Sense of Place
8 May – 16 September 2012, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Heft: Weight and touch in contemporary sculpture
24 September - 14 November 2010, Winchester Discovery Centre
Heft is an exhibition of a dozen challenging sculptures by contemporary
artists, selected by sculptor Tony Hayward. It examines the significance of weight, density,
and tactile qualities, in what are primarily visual objects.

Marzee International Graduation Show
08 August - 06 October 2010, Gallery Marzee, Holland

Selected Degree Show work
16 July -14 August 2010, Electrum Gallery, London

MA Degree Show
27 May – 6 June 2010, Royal College of Art

mini exhibition
Feb – Dec 2010, London Singapore Copenhagen Detroit Belfast
The mini exhibition is a travelling exhibition of miniature work. The exhibition brings together artists from the Royal College of Art working across different media and practices

Overcoat
Dec 2009, Royal College of Art work-in-progress exhibition, Gallery Marzee NL

Intrim Show
Jan 2010, Royal College of Art work-in-progress exhibition

December Show
Dec 2009, Gallery HL, Seoul

Be Bold Be Gold
Sep 2009, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
This was an opportunity to work as a group and also engage with the public by running a drop-in jewellery workshop

Can I Help You?
Jan 2009, Royal College of Art work-in-progress exhibition

Effe Kijken ‘The Human Touch’
Nov 2008 Royal College of Art work-in-progress exhibition, Gallery Marzee NL