Exhibitions:

 

  • Vessels, Vessel Gallery, Contemporary Glass Society,  114 Kensington Park Road, London, W11 2PW : 6th July - 19th August 2017
  • Spring Exhibition, Cambridge Contemporary Art, 6 Trinity Street, Cambridge, CB2 1SU : 6 May - 29th May 2017
  • Out of the Woods, The Byre Gallery, The Byre, Hillside, Haunter Hill, Millbrook, Cornwall PL10 1AJ : April - May 2017
  • Celebrated: Gathered and Gifted, Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street, Salisbury, SP1 3UT : Nov - Dec 2016 
  • MAKE '16The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF : Nov 2016 - Jan 2017
  • All That Glitters, The Byre Gallery, The Byre, Hillside, Haunter Hill, Millbrook, Cornwall PL10 1AJ : Nov - Dec 2016
  • Out of The Picture, The Byre Gallery, The Byre, Hillside, Haunter Hill, Millbrook, Cornwall PL10 1AJ : July - August 2016
  • Art in Action, Final show and 40th anniversary, Waterperry House and Gardens Oxford : July 2016
  • Glass 2016 Pyramid Gallery, 43 Stone Gate, York : May 21st 2016 - 17th July 2016
  • Glass Now Craft Centre and Design Gallery, City Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AB : 2nd July - 24th Sept 2016
  • Pastures New, The Byre Gallery, The Byre, Hillside, Haunter Hill, Millbrook, Cornwall PL10 1AJ : April - June 2016
  • 'Spring Exhibition' Biscuit Factory, Newcastle- upon- Tyne : June '16
  • Inspire Walford Mill Craft, Stone Lane, Wimborne, Dorset : Nov 15 - Jan 2016
  • Winter Exhibition Biscuit Factory, Newcastle- upon- Tyne : Sept '15
  • The Contemporary Craft Festival, Bovey Tracey, Devon : June '15
  • 'Spring Exhibition' Biscuit Factory, Newcastle- upon- Tyne : June '15
  • "Surface Reality" CGS Online Exhibition MAY 2015
  • Art in Action, Waterperry House and Gardens, Oxford, 17th -  20th July 2014
  • Rosenhauer Galerie, Gottingen, Germany, Dec 2013- Jan 2014
  • Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester OCT 2013
  • Art in Action, Waterperry House and Gardens, Oxford 18th JULY - 21st JULY 2013
  • COLLECT 2011,  Crafts Council, LONDON, New Brewery Arts stand MAY 2011
  • 'Fresh Air', Poorhouse Gallery, Old Rectory, Quenington, 2011
  • 'Vessels' CGS Online Exhibition, 2011
  • New Designers, Islington, London, 2005

 

Education:

  • Refresher Courses in Jewellery making techniques, Workshop 22, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, 2011 - 2012
  • Masterclass with Tobias Mohl and Janusz Pozniak, Northlands Glass Centre, Lybster, Caithness, 2008
  • Professional Development Level 5, Post-Graduate Diploma, specialising in Blown and Carved Glass, International Glass Centre, Dudley College, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, 2007-2008 = 5 Distinctions
  • Lampworking, National Certificate (NC), International Glass Centre, Dudley College, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, 2007 - 2008 = PASS with merit.
  • Professional Development Level 4, Post-Graduate Diploma specialising in Blown and Carved Glass, International Glass Centre, Dudley College, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, 2006-2007 = PASS
  • Masterclass with Simon Moore, Northlands Glass Centre, Lybster, Caithness, 2005
  • BA (Hons) Design and Applied Arts, specialising in Glass and Architectural Glass, Edinburgh College of Art, 2002 - 2005 = 2:1
  • Jewellery second subject alongside my Glass Degree, Dorothy Hogg MBE at Edinburgh College of Art, 2002 - 2005 = PASS
  • Exchange student to Alfred University, specialising in Blown Glass and Molten Glass casting, New York State, USA - chosen on merit, JAN 2003 - JUNE 2003 = A and B grades throughout.
  • Foundation Year, BA (hons) Design and Applied Arts, Edinburgh College of Art, specialising in Glass, Jewellery, Photography, Drawing, 2001 - 2002 = PASS (accepted in to Glass department, Degree)
  • Portfolio Preparation, National Certificate (NC), Cardonald College, Glasgow, 2000 - 2001 = Distinction
  • Higher Still Grades, Dingwall Academy, Dingwall 1999-2000 = Distinction Art and Design
  • Higher Grades, Dingwall Academy, Dingwall - 1998 - 2000 =  A Art and Design, B Biology, B English, C Chemistry

 

Work Experience:

  • Glassblower at Catriona R. MacKenzie Glass 2005 - Present 
  • Jeweller at Catriona R. MacKenzie Glass 2011 - Present
  • Beginners Lampworking Tutor, The Glass Hub, Trowbridge December 2014 - Present
  • Assistant to DeverouxHuskie Glassworks, Trowbridge, Sept 2015
  • Shop Assistant and Blown Glass Advisor, Bristol Handmade Glass, Bristol JUNE 2012 - JULY 2013
  • Beginners Glassblowing Tutor, Taster Day, Liquid Glass Centre, Trowbridge NOV 2011
  • Studio Manager and Glassblower, LoCo Glass Ltd, Cirencester, AUG 2008 - OCT 2011

 

Awards:

  • Craft & Design Magazine "Selected Makers" Award, 2016 = FINALIST - 1/3 page spread in Magazine issue - . Resulting in an exhibition at The Pyramid Gallery "Glass 2016".
  • R&A Collaborations "Christmas Barter" Film prize, "Dance Of Glass" and "Sparks" Art Films about me and my work, 2016
  • Crafts Council Hothouse 5, Business Mentoring programme directing all aspects of Craft Business. Business Buddy = Ros Millar Jeweller; Business Mentor = Catherine Hough Glass Artist, JAN 2015 - OCT 2015
  • Craft & Design Magazine "Selected Makers" Award, 2014 = FINALIST - 1/3 page spread in Magazine issue-
  • Craft & Design Magazine "Selected Makers" Award, 2013 = Silver Award winner - full page spread in Magazine issue - .
  • Funded to attend Masterclass with Tobias Mohl and Janusz Pozniak, Northlands Glass Centre, Lybster, Caithness, 2008
  • Funded to attend Masterclass with Simon Moore, Northlands Glass Centre, Lybster, Caithness, 2005

 

Publications:

  • Craft & Design Magazine "Selected Makers" Award, 2016 = Finalist Award winner - 1/3 page spread in Magazine issue - 
  • Craft & Design Magazine "Selected Makers" Award, 2014 = Finalist Award winner - 1/3 page spread in Magazine issue - 
  • Craft & Design Magazine "Selected Makers" Award, 2013 = Silver Award winner - full page spread in Magazine issue - 
  • Kitchen, Bathroom and Bedroom Magazine, Drizzle Vases featured in Issue, March 2014

Organisations:

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Design Factory Member

Heritage Crafts Association Friend

Contemporary Glass Society Member 

Association of Contemporary Jewellery

Guild Of Jewellery Designers

Bristol Creatives Member

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