Inspired by nature's inconsistencies and imperfections, organic lines and forms. The use of movement, colour and texture are an important factor to this work.
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I am exhibiting at my studio in Scotland at the end of this summer, taking part in North East of Scotland open studios. I have be exhibiting alongside my mother, who is the talented painted Alison Johnston https://www.alisonjohnston.co.uk.
Contemporary British Silversmith's Industry Award
I am delighted to announce my box design has won 2nd prize for the Contemporary British Silversmiths Collaborative Industry Award. I have been awarded 500g of silver and mentoring from a master silversmithing to make the design.
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The seaweed attaches to the rock, swaying from side to side in the water and as the sea retreats, is left as clusters clinging to the rocks, limp and motionless, an imperfection. In the sea seaweed is constantly in motion, splayed across the surface.