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Since graduating from BA (Hons) 3D Design Crafts in 2018, Sam Ritte has secured a role at The Great Frog, the pioneers in hand crafted, iconic statement jewellery for rockers and bikers. We caught up with him to find out more...
From industrial clay sculptures and mischievous wolves in Plymouth to picket line protests in London, our crafts programmes came together last month to respond to Tate Exchange artist Clare Twomey’s theme of production.
BA (Hons) Fashion and BA (Hons) Jewellery graduates join Dutch design collective Envisions at Dutch Design Week to display their playful and innovative work.
In a celebration of the wealth of talented contemporary jewellers and small scale metal workers in Plymouth and the surrounding area, a pop-up exhibition featuring work from staff, alumni and local makers took place last month at Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard.
As our students leap into professional practice, we consider who has left the biggest mark. Voted for by college staff and industry partners, we highlight the best of the best from over 500 talented students, recognising outstanding achievement in art and design. Introducing the award winners for Graduate Shows 2016...
Throughout our Graduate Shows 2016 we'll be publishing conversations with our most recent graduates about their work in the show and their top tips for aspiring artists. Kicking off the series, we sat down with BA (Hons) Jewellery & Silversmithing graduate Fern Robinson to talk interactive jewellery, experimentation and how the college helped her on her journey to becoming a designer-maker.
Our annual Graduate Shows, taking place 11-24 June, see the college transform from a vibrant workshop and studio complex into a dynamic, public showcase for new work in art, craft, design and digital media. Here we feature ten must-see works from our talented students – so expect bold concepts and fresh techniques across a range of mediums, both modern and traditional.
BA (Hons) Jewellery student Luke Axworthy has been awarded The Goldsmiths’ Company Student Silver Bullion Grant to create his hand cast silver vessels. We catch up with Luke to find out about the grant, his inspirations and his future plans.
With numerous awards and exhibitions already under her belt, BA (Hons) Jewellery Pathway Leader Maria Whetman exhibited in the Association of Contemporary Jewellery touring show in our Gallery earlier this month – we catch up with her to find out about her practice and her work in the show.
'Sleight of Hand', The Association of Contemporary Jewellery touring exhibition, opened in our Gallery earlier this month with artists from across the globe exhibiting their pieces – exploring the themes of magic and illusions. Free and open to all until Sat 12 December.
BA (Hons) Jewellery and Silversmithing student Stacey West has won first place in the Jewellery and Fashion category at Pewter Live 2015, with an additional award of Highly Commended from the Giftware Association category.