More than the sum of its parts by Stephen Bottomley

Brooch  /  Abstract
Published: 16.10.2019
Stephen Bottomley
More than the sum of its parts
Silver, Rubber
Photo by:
Simone Nolden
Trained at the Royal College of Art (1999-2001) having previously studied at West Surrey College of Art and Design and the University of Brighton, which included a key period within Rhode Island School of Designs’ metal programme (USA 1998). His first studio was established in Brighton with a Prince’s Trust Grant in 1990, he began dividing his time between teaching and making in 1992 when he began lecturing at Hastings College of Art, followed by the University of Brighton and the Surrey Institute of Design. He relocated to Sheffield as course leader of Metalwork and Jewellery at Sheffield Hallam University 2004-08 simultaneously serving as vice-chair then fourth chairman for the Association for Contemporary Jewellery (ACJ 2004-7). In 2008 he moved to Scotland as Head of Jewellery and Silversmithing at Edinburgh College of Art. His jewellery is represented by the Crafts Council and Scottish gallery and held in collections by the British Museum, Royal College of Art and South East Arts and Crafts.
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