A love of experimentation and process has led me to develop a method of working with fine wire that lets me create spontaneous pieces whilst at the same time having an underlying control of technique. I love to work directly with the metal. This way I can discover and learn new things about the material I’m using. Surface changes in tone and texture can be achieved by using differing densities of wire. Mixing my own gold alloys allows me to experiment with an array of shades not directly accessible to purchase as raw material. Added to the base layer of fine silver wire work  creates a satisfying colour palette. My creative drive is propelled by interactions between the material properties and memories of visual inspiration such as walking in the woods and the coastal landscape of the north east.


Awards and Permanent Collections

Permanent Contemporary Jewelry Collection -Museo degli Argenti – Florence

Gold and Silver Award Technological Innovation 3D(senior) – Goldsmiths’ Craft
& Design Council. UK

Permanent Modern Collection – Goldsmith’s Council

Permanent Collection – Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Innovation Prize – Inhorgenta Munich

Exhibitions

2014 – Joint exhibition – Atelier Tom Munsteiner -Stipshausen,Germany

2010 – Joint exhibition – Th.Blume – Hildesheim, Germany

2010 – Valentine Fundraiser – Patina Gallery – Santa Fe

2009 – 21 year anniversary show – Goldline – ‘s-Hertogenbosch,The Netherlands

2007 – ‘Memories of New York’ – Aaron Faber – New York

2007 – SOFA – New York

2007 – ‘What Lies Beneath’ – Patina Gallery – Santa Fe

2006 – present  Goldsmiths’ Fair – Goldsmith’s Hall,London (exhibited each year to date)

2006 –  Beeld & Aambeeld – Enschede, The Netherlands

2005 – ‘British Design’ – Triannale – Milan