Training

1963–6
Hornsey College of Art under Gerda Flöckinger

Scholarships & Awards

1966
Hornsey College of Art Travel Scholarship:
Hitch-hiking around Nigeria making a sketch book on beads and their meanings
1971
Freedom of the City of London, Goldsmiths’ Hall
1977
Crafts Council Bursary
1995
London Arts Board – research into glass casting
1995
Leverhulme Grant – research into glass casting
1995
Goldsmiths’ Craft Council awards 1st prize stone cutters & cameo carvers section
Commended Jewellers Design & Make section
1995
Jerwood Prize for Jewellery won jointly with Peter Chang
1999
Queen Elizabeth Scholarship for fine glass casting
2000
Pilchuck Glass School Scholarship (USA)
2007
Liveryman of the Goldsmiths’ Hall
2007
The Goldsmiths' Award at the Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Awards
2015
First Prize, Lapidary section, Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Awards

Workshops

1966–73
London
1967–71
Royal College of Art (open access workshops)
1973–77
Norfolk
1977–2007
London
2007–2010
Dorset
2010–present
Norfolk

Teaching

1966
Nigeria-bead makers (lapidary on modern machines)
1967–8
Hornsey College of Art
1970–2
Private student in workshop
1972–6
Royal College of Art
1987
Middlesex College of Art
1985–7
Farnham College of Art & Design
1990
Epsom College of Art & Design
1995
Edinbrough College of Art, M.Des. Supervisor
1995–6
Visiting Professor of Jewellery Design in Glass, Wolverhampton University
1995
NIFT Delhi, India
1999–2010
London Metropolitan University, Summer Short Courses
2001
Lappeenranta, Finland
2013–present
Workshops in Gemstone and Hardstone carving for jewellery, Norfolk studio

Visiting Lecturer

Royal College of Art, London
Sheffield College of Art
Loughborough College of Art & Design
Central School of Arts & Crafts, London
Farnham College of Art & Design
Camberwell School of Arts & Crafts, London
Sir John Cass College of Art, London
Grays School of Art & Design, Aberdeen
Epsom School of Art & Design
Edinburgh College of Art & Design
Crafts Council, London
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Society of Jewellery Historians
Art Workers Guild, London
Tallin School of Art, Estonia
Young Jewellers, Fabergé Arts Foundation, St. Petersburgh, Russia

Permanent Collections

The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, London
Crafts Council, London
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Alice and Louis Koch Collection, Swiss National Museum, Zurich

Work & Commissions

Work is mostly undertaken on commission for one-off pieces in carved gemstone with gold, platinum and silver as supporting materials. A small selection is available from the studio or through galleries.

Restoration work

The Beckford Cup, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Jasper Ewer circa 1600s, restoration for Christie’s
Ongoing repairs to Oriental Antiques in Jades & Hard Stones

Exhibitions

2016
Major Retrospective Goldsmiths Hall. April - July 2016.
2015
I Am Here, Royal College of Art, then touring.
2015
A Sense of Jewellery, Goldsmiths’ Centre
2013
Pearls, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
2013
Goldsmiths’ Fair
2013
John Higgins Contemporary Silver
2011
Spirit of Stone, Finland & Germany
2011
Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London
2010
Matter 2, Dovecot Gallery, Edinburgh
2010
Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London
2009
Creation II, Goldsmiths' Hall, London
2009
Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London
2008
Discovery, Metropolitan Works
2007
V&A book page for 150th Anniversary, designed with Solomon Vaughan
2006
The Necklace Show, San Fransisco, USA
2005 & 2006
Collect, V&A London
2005
Celebrating 30 years, Craft Council Shop at V&A
2004
Modern Designer Jewellery, Fairfax House, York
2002
Celebration, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London
2000
Treasures of the 20th Century, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London
1997
British Master Goldsmiths Exhibition, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London
1996
New Times New Thinking, Crafts Council, London
1992
British Goldsmiths Today, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London
1990
Not Pots on 4, Crafts Council, London
1990
Recent Acquisitions, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
1982
The Maker's Eye, Crafts Council, London
1982
The New Iron Age, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
1978
Victoria & Albert Museum showcase, London
1973–4
Observer Exhibition, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, Cardiff & Edinburgh
1970
Tokyo, Japan

Books: work featured

2016
Barbara Cartlidge and Electrum Gallery, by Beatriz Chadour-Sampson, Janice Hosegood: Arnoldsche
2011
21st Century Jewelry, The Best of the 500 Series by Marthe le Van (ed.): Lark Crafts
2010
The Tulip Anthology by Ron Van Dongen (ed.): Hachette Australia
2008
Jewels & Jewellery by Clare Phillips: V&A
2008
500 Pendants: Lark Books
2007
500 Necklaces: Lark Books
2000
Design Sourcebook, Jewellery by David Watkins: New Holland
1999
Cristal de Roche by Sylvie Raulet avec Alain Boucheron
1996
Jewelry in Europe and America by Ralph Turner: Thames & Hudson
1996
Jewelry From Antique to the Present by Clare Phillips: Thames & Hudson
1993
Twentieth Century British Jewellery by Peter Hinks: Faber & Faber
1985
Twentieth-century Jewellery by Barbara Cartlidge: Harry Abrams
1985
Jewelry Concepts & Technology by Oppi Untracht: Robert Hale
1976
Contemporary Jewelry: a Critical Assessment 1945–75 by Ralph Turner: Van Nostrand Reinhold
1973
Body Jewelry: International Perspectives by Donald Willcox: Regnery
1972
The Art of Jewelry by Graham Hughes: Studio Vista

Magazines & Papers: work featured

2016
Crafts, the magazine for contemporary craft, July/August
2016
Antiques Trade Gazette, Issue 2252, July/August
2016
Jewellery History Today Issue 27, Autumn
2011
How To Spend It, Financial Times Weekend
2002
How To Spend It, Financial Times Weekend
2002
Goldsmiths’ Review
1999
Crafts Magazine July/Aug craftnotes
1996
Crafts Magazine Jan/Feb craftnotes
1995
Crafts Magazine shortform
1992
The Arts Review
1992
The Antique Collector
1989
Crafts Magazine shortform
1979
Architectural Review
1973
Observer Magazine
1973
Crafts Magazine article
1967
Guardian
1966
Observer Magazine

TV, Radio & Interviews

2008
Craft Lives, British Library Archive
2000
Wheels & Stones by Judith Kampfer, BBC Radio 3
1990
Not Pots, Channel 4 TV
1991 & 1994
Not Pots, Channel 4 TV (Repeats)