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Resume

MA Glass (Merit) - University of the Creative Arts, Farnham, Surrey, England - Specialist Glass Tutor & Technical Assistance - Colin Webster

Focused on: Blown Glass, Coldworking and Lost Wax Casting

Major Project: "Don't you wonder sometimes 'Bout sound and vision?" - D. Bowie (Echolocation)

Sojourn

October 2016 - Baldwin & Guggisberg, Wales - Glassblowing Assistance & Coldworking

Internships

December 2015 - London Glassblowing, London, England - Gallery/Sales

October 2015 - Jonathan Rogers Glassblowing, Essex, England - Glassblowing Assistance & Coldworking

Kiln-formed Glass

BTEC Certificate in Art & Design - Glass Level 3 (Distinction), Portobello, London, England -  Maria Zulueta/Monette Larsen

Textiles & Knitwear:

BSc Hons in Textile & Knitwear Technology - De Montfort University, Leicester, England - Knitwear Tutor - David Spencer, Weaving - Keith Wignall

Masterclasses:

Coldworking

North Lands Creative, Lybster, Scotland - 'In from the Cold' - Anthony Scala

Blowing/Sculpting

Bild-Werk International Summer Academy, Frauenau, Germany - Hot Sculpting Interdisciplinary  - 'Form & Freeform' - James Labold/John Moran

London Glass Blowing, Borough, London, England - Timothy Rawlinson

Corning Glass Studio, Corning, New York, US - Josh Ries/Bruce Ferguson

The Glass Hub, Wiltshire, England - KT Yun/Sonja Klinger

Glass Engraving

Morley College, Lambeth, London, England - Katherine Coleman MBE

Pâte de Verre

KCC, Portobello, London, England - Maria Zulueta

Scholarships

2019 Fall Scholarship, UrbanGlass Studio, Brooklyn, New York, US, Hot Sculpting - Fruition: Concept to Exhibition, Einar & Jamex de la Torre

2018 Summer Scholarship, Corning Glass Studio, Corning, New York, US, Cold SculptingCold Construction and 3D Thinking, Martin Rasol

2018 Edward James Scholarship, West Dean College, West Dean, West Sussex, UK, Engraving, Nancy Sutcliffe

Organiser/Curator for Glass @ The Forge - September 2018 - www.glassattheforge.com

Press/Publications

Artist Review/Publication:

Glass Art Society, GAS Weekly Digest, April 14th 2019 'Member Monday - Caroline O'Connor'

Hughes, Valerie, Glass The UrbanGlass Art Quarterly, Fall/Winter 2018, Issue 152 'Artists Who Deploy the Unique Sonic Qualities of Fused Silica'The Sound of It'

Hughes, Valerie, Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet, April 17th 2018,Exhibition: Philadelphia glass museum seeks to join the visual and the auditory in "Sound & Vision"

National Liberty Museum, GlassAccess, 'Sound & Vision'

Craft & Design, Issue 247, Sept/Oct 2016,  Makers at Menier

Curation Review/Publication:

Coleman, Katherine, The Glass Network, Feb 2019, 'Glass at the Forge Review: Yuki Kokai'

Artist Exhibitions

Glass @ The Forge 15th-23rd September 2018, in partnership with London Design Festival 2018, Open House London 2018 & Craft Central  - Exhibit: 'Buddy - Smell the Roses', 'Ocean Blue' & 'Gone to the Dogs' (Souless)

Inspired by... 2018, 8th May - 26th May 2018Morley Gallery, London in association with V & A - Exhibit: Starburst (Inspired by Cartier & Dior)

Sound and Vision 6th April - 10th June 2018 - National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, US - Exhibit: A Sea of Horns

Interactive Glass 18th October 2017 - Jan 29th 2018, Contemporary Glass Society 

Summer Exhibition 25th-29th July 2017 - Menier Gallery - Exhibit : Rock Pool

Makers at Menier September 2016 - Menier Gallery - Exhibits: A Sea of Horns, Abandoned Sound, Echoes Within, Pins & Needles, Rock 'n' Roll

MA Graduation Show September 2016 - University of the Creative Arts - Exhibits: A Sea of Horns, Abandoned Sound, Echoes Within, Pins & Needles, Rock 'n' Roll

Re-Thinking the Body October 2015 - University of the Creative Arts

MA Graduation Show September 2015 - University of the Creative Arts - Exhibit: The Blind Basilisk