curriculum vitae

Employment:

2012 - Lecturer UWTSD Swansea, Foundation Art & Design (Fashion Textiles) & BA Surface pattern design (current role)

 

Arts work experience: 

2006 -2012 European Project manager in CIRIC, Senior Research Associate & lecturer -  Swansea Metropolitan University

 

Education:

2010 - 12 Swansea Metropolitan University – MA Textiles

1996 - 00 Middlesex University - BA (Hons first class) jewellery

 

Selected Exhibitions:

  • 2014 Dark Tales – Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre
  • 2012 Maker in focus – Mission Gallery, Swansea
  • 2009 Origin – Somerset House week 2
  • 2009 Solo showcase – Llantarnam Grange Art Centre
  • 2008 Origin - Somerset House
  • 2008 British Jewellers – Dan Ginza gallery – Tokyo
  • 2008 Brilliance - Craft Central - Coutts London Jewellery Week
  • 2008 Solo show at Gallery Si - Kobe, Japan
  • 2008 New Traditional Jewellery ‘faith’ competition finalist – Sieradd - Amsterdam
  • 2007 Anna Lewis - Cathexis - Mission Gallery, Swansea
  • 2006 Crafts Council Showcase at V&A Shop, London
  • 2006 Jewellers in summer – gallery Arai – Tokyo
  • 2006 SOFA - Chicago with Ruthin Crafts Centre
  • 2005 Brilliantly Birmingham In Milan - Triennale Museum 
  • 2004 Jewellery Unlimited - Bristol City Museum & Art Gallery
  • 2004 The Body Conscious - Crafts Council Shop at the V&A 
  • 2004 Mergings - National Gallery Of The Cayman Islands
  • 2003 Wales in New South Wales - Museum of Contemporary Art - Sydney
  • 2003 Jewellery meets textiles - Contemporary Applied Arts – London
  • 2003 New wave - Wales / Scotland II - Ruthin Craft Centre & The Scottish Gallery
  • 2003 30 / 30 vision - The Crafts Council - London - touring wi
  • 2002 Dazzle - Royal National Theatre - London
  • 2002 Solo exhibition - The Harley Gallery - Nottinghamshire
  • 2002/03/04 Chelsea Crafts Fair - London - Shortlisted for Janet Fitch Jewellery Award
  • 2002 Schmuck - Munich, with catalogue
  • 2001 One Year On - Crafts Council at New Designers, London
  • 2001 ‘Destination Unknown’- Ruthin Craft Centre, with catalogue

 

Awards:

  • 2014 – Makers Using Technology Residency, 3d printing  PDR/Design Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan
  • 2008 - WAI & ACJ Travel award to Japan
  • 2005 - Creative Wales award - Arts Council Of Wales
  • 2001 - Setting up grant awarded from the Arts Council of  Wales - with the Crafts Council

 

Notable commissions, publications and press:

  • 2011 – House photoshoot feature in Ideal Home Magazine
  • 2010 – Sublime Magazine feature
  • 2009 - Installation and signage at Liberty Lingerie department –  London
  • 2009 - The Compendium Finale of Contemporary Jewellers 2008  (Darling Publications)
  • 2009 - ‘Mixed Media Jewellery’ – Publication by Joanne Haywood   A&C Black
  • 2008 - ‘Adorn: New Jewellery’ publication by Amanda Mansell
  • 2008 - ‘Jewellery from Natural Materials’ publication by Beth Legg
  • 2008 - ‘Sign & Symbols: communicating with pattern’ by Keith  Stephenson & Mark Hampshire (Roto Vision)
  • 2008 - 5 page interiors feature (The Saturday Times Magazine,  July)
  • 2008 - Design & Casa magazine – China – feature
  • 2007 - Full page feature in ‘Elle Decor Italia’ - Oct issue
  • 2007 - Work featured in ‘Living Etc’ - Sept issue
  • 2007 - Anna Lewis - Cathexis book published - essay by Caroline Broadhead
  • 2007 - Cover of Artists Newsletter - May
  • 2006 - 4-page article in ‘Embroidery’ by Liz Hoggard (March/April)
  • 2005 - Work Included in book ‘ New Directions In Jewellery ‘ –Black Dog
  • 2005 - Work featured in ‘Selvedge’ – 08 (Nov/Dec)
  • 2005 - Work Chosen For Photostore Selected Makers - Crafts Council
  • 2003/4 - Work featured in ‘ Living Etc ‘ (Dec, Jan, & April issues)
  • 2003 - Article featured in ‘ Object ‘ - Australian Design Magazine (no 43 - Oct)
  • 2003 - Membership to Contemporary Applied Arts - London (July)
  • 2003 - Work featured in ‘ Elle Decoration ‘ (Aug)
  • 2003 - Work featured in ‘ In Style ‘ Magazine (Feb)
  • 2003 - ‘Lookout’ Article in ‘ Crafts ‘ by Liz Hoggard (No: 180  Jan/Feb)
  • 2002 - Work featured in ‘ Elle Decoration ‘ (Dec)
  • 2002 - Jewellery commission for Elle McPherson
  • 2002 - Feature in ‘ You ‘ Magazine (March)
  • 2001 - Selected to be included on the Design Nation web site and catalogue www.designnation.co.uk
  • 1999 - ‘Ail’ - Dai Rees Spring / summer 2000 show. Two wooden body pieces. Resulting press: Tank, Collections.
  • 1999 - ‘Aon’ - Dai Rees Autumn/Winter 99/00 show. - Leather button sleeve and Leather button dress.Resulting press: The Face, Hair flair, The Observer, The Sunday Times