2012
1982 - 1985 MA(RCA) Metalwork and Jewellery, Royal College of Art
1978 - 1981   BA(Hons) Three-dimensional Design, Manchester Polytechnic
1977 - 1978   Foundation course, Kingston Polytechnic
2010   Gallery C.A.J., Kyoto, Japan
2009   Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2009   Showcase, Contemporary Applied Arts
2006   Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, USA
2004   Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2001   Noroeste, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2001   Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2000   Arai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1999 - 2002   Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales & British tour*
1999   Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1997   Aberdeen Art Gallery
    Showcase, Contemporary Applied Arts
1994   Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
1991   Oxford Gallery, Oxford
    Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1990   Stafford Art Gallery
1987   Facets, Dartmouth
    (*denotes catalogue)
2011   ‘Open Mind – International Contemporary Metal Art’, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
    Christmas Exhibition, Gallery Nine, Bath
    Christmas Exhibition, Galerie Hélène Porée, Paris, France
    Goldsmiths’ Fair, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London
2010   Focus Showcase, Christmas Exhibition, Electrum, London
    Freehand at 30’, Freehand, Los Angeles, USA
2009   ‘Art Carat’, Mayer Goldschmiede, Munich
    Two person show, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco (2009)
2008   ‘Contemporary Jewellery UK-Japan’ Gallery Shop Si, Kobe, Japan
    ‘In the Window’, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
    SOFA (with Patina Gallery), Chicago, USA
    ‘Origin’, Somerset House, London*
    ‘Goldsmiths’ Fair’, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London*
    ‘8 Contemporary British Jewellers in 2008’, Kobe Fashion Museum, Kobe, Japan
    ‘Surfaces’, Aaron Faber Gallery, New York, NY, USA
    Collect (with Cockpit Arts)
2007   SOFA Chicago USA (with Patina Gallery
    From Minimal to Bling’, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, USA
    Yufuku Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    Annual Jewellery Show, Freehand, LA, USA
2006   ‘Origin’, Somerset House, London*
    ‘Loot!’, Museum of Arts and Design, New York
    ‘Collect’, Victoria and Albert Museum, London (with Bluecoat Gallery)*
2005   ‘Contemporary British Jewellery’, Gallery Bielak, Krakow & Legnica Gallery of Art
    ‘Celebrating 30 Years’, Crafts Council Shop at V&A, London*
2004   ‘Jewellery Unlimited’, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery*
2003   ‘What is Craft?’, The Hub, Sleaford, Lincs*
2002   ‘Triennial Exhibition of Contemporary Jewellery’, Chateau de Seneffe, Belgium*
    Flow Gallery, London (two person show)
2001   ‘Jewellery by the Top Ten’, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
2000 - 2005   ‘Aluminum by Design’, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, & international tour*
2000 - 2001   ‘Jerwood Prize for Applied Arts: Jewellery’, Crafts Council, London & tour*
1999   ‘1950-2000: 50 years of Studio Jewelry’, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, USA
    ‘Nature Formed/Transformed’, Freehand, Los Angeles, USA*
    ‘Making Connections’, Sammas Galleri, Talliin, Estonia*
    (*denotes catalogue)
Aberdeen Art Gallery
Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
British Council
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Cleveland Craft Centre
Cooper Hewitt Museum of Design, New York
Craft Study Centre, Farnham
Crafts Council, London
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Hiko Mizuno College, Tokyo
Hove Museum and Art Gallery
Liverpool Museum
Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Helsinki
North-West Arts, Manchester
Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Shipley Art Gallery & Museum, Gateshead
Stafford Art Gallery, Stafford
Ulster Museum
Victoria & Albert Museum (Dept. of Jewellery)
Victoria & Albert Museum (Dept. of Prints & Drawings)
Goldsmiths' Company article Meet the Maker - click here
Homes & Antiques (2009)
Metalsmith Exhibition in Print (2009)
‘Non-precious Jewellery’, Kathie Murphy (2009)
‘The Face of Craft’, Craft and Design Magazine (2008)
‘Crafts and Design’ magazine (February 2008)
‘500 Pendants and Lockets’, Lark Books, USA (2008)
‘500 Necklaces’, Marjorie Schick, Lark Books, USA (2006)
‘Interior World’ magazine, Taiwan (2005)
‘500 Bracelets’, Charon Kransen,, Lark Books, USA (2005)
‘Love Actually’ – jewellery worn by Emma Thompson (2003)
‘Rich Alchemy: Jane Adam’, Ornament, USA (2003)
Film on art and empire, British Galleries, Victoria and Albert Museum (2001-11)
Various appearances on TV and radio: ‘Debut’, BBC2; ‘Handmade’, BBC1; ‘How Do You Manage’, BBC2; Kaleidoscope, Radio 4; ‘Woman’s Hour,’ Radio 4;‘Good Morning’, ITV (1985-97)
Society of Jewellery Historians, London 2009
External examiner, Glasgow School of Art (2004-07)
Guest speaker, forum and conference, HKJMA, Hong Kong (2006)
Visiting artist, Tainan National College of the Arts, Taiwan (2004)
Discussion group chair, ‘Eye of the Beholder’, ACJ conference, Manchester (2003)
Guest speaker, ‘Aluminum by Design’ international symposium, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA (2000)
Co-organiser, ‘A Sense of Wonder’, ACJ international conference, Birmingham (2000)
Guest presenter, SNAG conference, Boston, USA (2000)
Lecture, Contemporary Jewellery Study Day, Victoria & Albert Museum (1998)
Guest speaker, conference, Newcastle (1997)
Visiting lecturer, Postgraduate Diploma in Silversmithing & Jewellery, Oporto, Portugal (1996–97)
British Council visitor, touring India with exhibition ‘All That Glisters’ (1992)
2009 - present   Co-deputy Chair, Crafts Council
2002 - present   Trustee, Crafts Council
2003 - 2006   Chair, Development Award, Crafts Council
2000 - 2002   Chairman, Association for Contemporary Jewellery
1997 - 2001   Research Fellow, School of Jewellery, Birmingham
1997 - 2000   Vice chairman and founding member, Association for Contemporary Jewellery
1972 - 1977   Retail management, Heal’s, Guildford & London, and Liberty’s, London
2009   ‘Crafted’ project, Walpole Group / Arts and Business
2007   ‘Future in the Making’ project, Holts Academy
2000   Shortlisted for Jerwood Prize for Applied Arts (Jewellery)
1997 - 2001   Research awards, University of Central England
1991   Visual Production Award, Greater London Arts
1985   Crafts Council Setting Up Grant
    RCA Major Travelling Scholarship
    RCA Allen Lane Penguin Book Prize