Education & qualifications:
MA Jewellery and Silversmithing, Royal College of Art, London.
BA Jewellery and Silversmithing, Loughborough College of art & Design.
Selected exhibitions & Awards:
2019 MADE, Yorkshire Sculpture Park,Wakefield, Yorkshire
2018 Made London, Marylebone.
2016&17 Handmade in Britain, Chelsea Town Hall
2016,17,18 Cockpit Arts Open studios ( Christmas & summer)
2015 Made London, Marylebone, London
2014 '30 Years in the Making', Lesley Craze Gallery, London
2013 Palace Art and Craft Fair, Fulham Palace
2013 Desire, High St Kensington, London
2013 'Ringleaders 2013' Pyramid Gallery, London
2012-15 Handmade in Britain, Chelsea Town Hall, London
2012 Goldsmiths' Pavilion, Somerset House, London
2012 'Target the Heart' CAA, London
2011-12 'Christmas Sparklers' Mike Gell Gallery, Hereford
2011 ' Present Collectables', CAA, London
2011 Cockpit Arts Alumni 25th Anniversary Showcase, London
2010-11 'Alchemy' The crafts Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds
2010 Art and Design at Studio 17, Henley -on -Thames, London
2010 ‘Jewellery showcase’JaM & Eton Applied Arts, Windsor
2009 ‘Ring Theory’ Yorkshire sculpture Park
2009 ‘Red’ Electrum Gallery, London
2008 ‘Join’ Diana Porter Contemporary Jewellery, Bristol
2007 Goldsmiths’ Fair, London
2006-09 ‘Origin’ Somerset House, London
2006 The Necklace Show, Velvet Da Vinci, Sanfrancisco. USA
2006 ‘Midsummer Madness’, Electrum gallery, London
2004-06 ‘200 Rings’, Velvet Da Vinci, San Francisco, USA. Touring to Arizona, Seattle Cleveland & Maine
2005 ‘On The Cuff” Goldsmiths’ Hall, London
2005 ‘The Jewellery Show 2’, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
2004 ‘Looking Over My Shoulder’, Lesley Craze Gallery, London
2000-2003 Goldsmiths’ Fair, Goldsmiths’ Hall London
2019 ‘Colour and Textures in Jewellery’, Bekki Cheesman & Nina Gilbey. Crowood press Ltd
2009 ‘Bangles and Bracelets’, Amanda Doughty, A&C Black
2007 ‘The Earrings Book’, Yvonne Kulagowski, A&C Black
2007 '500 Earrings', Lark Books, New York
2006 '500 Necklaces', Lark Books, New York
2004 '1000 Rings', Lark Books, New York
2000 ‘Jewellery Design’, Elizabeth Olver, North Light Books,Cincinnati.
1999 ‘Design Source Book’, David Watkins, New Holland Publishers, UK.
2013 (on going) Jewellery Tutor, Beginners' Jewellery, City Literary Institute, London.
2012 (on going) Associate Lecturer, Art and Design Foundation, CCW, University of the Arts, London
2009 (on going) Lead tutor, UAL International Summer School for ‘A’ level/IB students.
2008 (on going) Associate Lecturer, UAL Preparation for Foundation Course
2012-2018 3D Design/Jewellery Tutor, Art & Design Foundation course, Working Men’s college, Camden.
2011-2012 Part-time Jewellery Tutor, Mary Ward Centre, London
2011-2012 Part time Tutor BTEC Level 3 Jewellery. Westminster Adult Education Service
1993-2011 Associate Lecturer, Foundation Course, Wimbledon School of Art. 3D Design area, particular responsibilities for jewellery/crafts.
2009-2011 Additional learning support tutor for 3D design and Theatre areas, Wimbledon School of Art
1991-2000 Part-time Lecturer, BA (Hons) Crafts at Manchester Metropolitan University.
1997-1998 Part-time Lecturer, BA (Hons) Jewellery and Silversmithing at Loughborough College of Art and Design.