Metalsmith

Juliette Bigley

Metalsmith

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CV


Relevant Education and Experience



2015-2018     

     

Artist in Residence, The Cass School of Art, Architecure and Design


2013-2015  

        

MA (Research), Silversmithing: Distinction

The Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design


2010-2013     

     

BA (Hons) Silversmithing: First Class

The Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design


2009-2010     

     

BTech Level 1: Distinction

Kensington and Chelsea College


1997-2001

            

MA English Literature, University of Edinburgh



Selected Exhibitions


Upcoming

     

2018     


Collect: Collect Open

Cosmima, London Craft Week


     

Selected Recent


2017     


Goldsmiths' Fair, including special curated exhibition

Metal Project at Tresor Contemporary Craft, Basel

Art Geneve, with Taste Contemporary Craft, Geneva

ArtRooms, London


2016     


A Future Made: Crafts' Council International Showcasing Project

Silver Speaks, Contemporary British Silversmiths at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Future Heritage at Decorex

John Higgins Contemporary Silver (also 2014 and 2015)

Goldsmiths' Fair (2014, 2015 including curated selections by Zaha Hadid & Julia Peyton-Jones)

Roger Billcliffe Gallery (from 2013); Bluecoat Display Centre,

Aram Gallery; Cambridge Contemporary Art

British Silver Week (also 2013 and 2014)

Design Days Dubai, with the Crafts Council

Meister der Moderne (Modern Masters), Handwerkmesse, Munich

ArtGeneve, Taste Contemporary Craft, Geneva (also 2014)


2015      


Made London

Mappin and Webb Contemporary Silver with Contemporary British Silversmiths

Desire Silversmithing and Jewellery Fair (also 2014)


2014      


Maker in Focus, Gloucestershire Guild

Fortnum and Mason

Snug Gallery, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire

London Design Week, Society of Designer Craftsmen Gallery, Rivington Street, London

Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin

Bovey Tracey Contemporary Craft Fair, Devon

Manchester Craft and Design Centre, Manchester

Rising Stars Exhibition, Farnham, Milton Keynes and Bury St Edmunds

The Mall, 2014, The Mall Gallery, with Society of Designer Craftsmen, London


2013     


Handmade in Britain 2013, London, (2012, 2013)

Shine 2013, The Goldsmiths' Centre, London

designjunction, part of London Design Week, London

New Designers 2013, London

Silber-Sommer-Gallerie, Munich (2012, 2013)



Collections


2017     


Victoria and Albert Museum, London


2015     


Office of Public Works for the Irish State Collection, Dublin


Commissions


2016      


Trophies, Red Top Swim, various private commissions


2014     


The Critics' Circle Award for Art and Architecture – Award for Sandy Nairne;


Various private commissions



Awards


2017     


Arts Council England Grants for the Arts funding Award


2016     


Silver Trust Award for a Body of Work,

Silver and Bronze Awards, 3D Design, Goldsmiths Craft and Design Council


2015     


Special Mention, Goldsmiths' Fair, The Goldsmiths' Company

Design Council 'Ones to Watch' selected for potential to contribute to British Design


2014      


Gil Packard Bursary, Goldsmiths Craft and Design Council

Society of Designer Craftsmen Distinction Award


2013      


The Cass Award for Excellence (also 2011)          

Simon Benney Award

British Jewellers Association Award for Silversmithing

Argex Award for a Body of Work

Centrepunch Award for a Body of Work


Memberships: Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA); Contemporary British Silvermsiths; Fellow, Society of Designers Craftsmen.




Selected Press - Print


2016  


Evening Standard, The Dark Side, 2 October


2015      


Craft and Design Magazine, 241, September / October edition

Financial Times, How to Spend It


2014     


CRAFTS Magazine, no. 251, November / December

CRAFTS Magazine, no. 250, September / October Zaha Hadid Selects

Financial Times, How to Spend It

CRAFTS Magazine, Talent Spot Feature, Issue no. 248, May / June

Interiors Monthly, New Design Britain Awards, Issue no. 703a, January

CRAFTS Magazine, Graduate Talent, Issue no. 244, September / October


Press - Selected Online


My work has been featured in a number of online magazines and design blogs including Dezeen, Confessions of a Design Geek, Timeout Online, Wall Street International, We Heart and The Art of Bespoke.


Employment

I have extensive management skills through my career in healthcare in the public, voluntary and private sectors. I have also worked professionally as a performing artist and have significant experience of performance and events management.


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