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Glasgow School of Art

Published: 04.03.2016

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The application for Lecturer in Silversmithing & Jewellery at the Glasgow School Of Art is now open.

 
Glasgow School of Art.
Management:
Anna Gordon & Helen Marriott
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Statement

Our reasons for decorating the body are wide-ranging and complex. Historically, people have expressed themselves through relatively superficial body adornment to extremely sophisticated symbols as a means of communicating the concept of position, rank, status, etc. 

Contemporary studio jewellers continue to challenge perceived boundaries and use the artefact as a way of defining a personal response to social and cultural issues such as gender, relationships politics, and the environment. Similarly, silversmiths explore this interaction between fine metalworking and ideas, through the vehicle of the functional domestic object. 

The Department embraces this diversity through informed debate and discussion. It encourages students to develop a personal approach to the research and development of lively design solutions together with a knowledge of traditional and cutting edge technology and skill acquisition. 

Whether they intend to enter the broad based jewellery and silverware industries, pursue personal expression through the gallery market or continue in academia, students will develop their skills in a supportive and confident Department. 

The Silversmithing and Jewellery programme aims to provide a broad, balanced programme covering aspects of body adornment and fine metalworking from the development of original design concepts through to the finely crafted finished work. The course embraces as broad an approach to silversmithing and jewellery as possible, from designing for the mainstream jewellery or silverware industries to the pursuit of very personal works intended for gallery exposure. 

A strong emphasis is placed on the development of individual craft and design skills that increasingly allow each student the freedom to pursue and realise ideas in appropriate media. Consequently, we actively encourage exploration of a wide range of materials through project work. The course centres its basic technical studies, however, in the area of fine metalworking, providing students with the experience of working in gold and silver as well as other metals. 

The staff of the department, as practising designer/makers/researchers, continually review new developments in the field, evaluate the place of silversmithing and jewellery in changing international cultural environments, and respond to technological advances in design and manufacture. The programme is supported by guest lectures, field trips, professional practice workshops, live projects, themed department exhibitions, and seminar/study groups.  The Glasgow School of Art was founded over 160 years ago. As one of the oldest art and design institutions in the UK, GSA's history reflects the changing nature of art, design and architecture practice and education from the 19th century to the present day and is the only small specialist art institution in Scotland.
 

Teachers

Heads of Department
Anna Gordon, Helen Marriott

Tutors
Marianne Anderson, Jonathan Boyd, Andrew Lamb, Michael Pell

Technicians
Nigel Munro, Shona Guthrie

Artists in Residence
Rebecca Anne Boldra, Francesca Flynn, Daniela Corda, Mari Ebbitt, Scarlett Cohen-French, Yusuke Yamamoto, Satoko Takemura, Paul Adie

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2017:
Open call  17 Apr 2017 - 29 May 2016  Artist in Residence 2017 programme at the Glasgow School of Art.
Exhibition  31 Mar 2017 - 16 Apr 2017  Connected. Part 3.
2016:
Exhibition  08 May 2016 - 22 May 2016  Gioielli In ...Fermento 2016.
Exhibition  18 Mar 2016 - 30 Mar 2016  Glasgow School of Arts Artist in Residence Show 2016.
Open call  02 Mar 2016 - 27 May 2016  Artist in Residence 2016 programme at the Glasgow School of Art.
2015:
Exhibition  24 Jun 2015 - 27 Jun 2015  Glasgow School of Art Degree Show at New Designers 2015.
Exhibition  13 Jun 2015 - 20 Jun 2015  Glasgow School of Art Degree Show 2015.
Open call  14 May 2015 - 29 May 2015  Artist in Residence 2015 programme at the Glasgow School of Art.
2014:
Exhibition  25 Jun 2014 - 28 Jun 2014  GSA Silversmithing & Jewellery at New Designers 2014.
Exhibition  14 Jun 2014 - 21 Jun 2014  The Glasgow School of Art´s Degree Show.
2013:
Exchange  18 Sep 2013 - 27 Jun 2014  Artist in residence programme at the Glasgow School of Art.
Exhibition  08 Jun 2013 - 15 Jun 2013  GSA Annual Undergraduate Degree Show.
Glasgow School of Art interior, Photo by Steven Holl.
Glasgow School of Art interior, Photo by Steven Holl

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Glasgow School of Art interior, Photo by Steven Holl.
Glasgow School of Art interior, Photo by Steven Holl

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Glasgow School of Art. Silversmithing and Jewellery 2015
Jonathan Boyd
2015
This year Jonathan Boyd, lecturer at the Glasgow School of Art, interviewed all out graduating students asking them about their ideas and processes so a wider audience could understand the narratives and themes that drive them.
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Paul Adie. Brooch: Fruit from the Wasteland III, 2015. Steel. 13.5 x 6 x 3 cm. Photo by: Paul Adie. Artist in residence at Glasgow School of Art 2015. Paul Adie
Brooch: Fruit from the Wasteland III, 2015
Steel
13.5 x 6 x 3 cm
Photo by: Paul Adie
Artist in residence at Glasgow School of Art 2015
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Mona Darling. Brooch: Wrapped, 2014. Silver and Plastic. Artist in residence at Glasgow School of Art 2014-15. Mona Darling
Brooch: Wrapped, 2014
Silver and Plastic
Artist in residence at Glasgow School of Art 2014-15
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Anna, GordonBrooches: IkebanaOxidised silver, mother of pearl, rock crystal, gold.

Anna, Gordon
Brooches: Ikebana
Oxidised silver, mother of pearl, rock crystal, gold

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Helen, MarriottCandlesticks: To Light A Table TopSilver.

Helen, Marriott
Candlesticks: To Light A Table Top
Silver

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Jonathan, BoydBracelet: An Endless Rant On CraftOxidised silver.

Jonathan, Boyd
Bracelet: An Endless Rant On Craft
Oxidised silver

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Michael, PellRings: UntitledOxidised.

Michael, Pell
Rings: Untitled
Oxidised

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Andrew, LambBrooches: Lenticular18ct gold, silver.

Andrew, Lamb
Brooches: Lenticular
18ct gold, silver

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Marianne, AndersonBrooches: UntitledOxidised silver, gold, mother of pearl, garnet.

Marianne, Anderson
Brooches: Untitled
Oxidised silver, gold, mother of pearl, garnet

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Bao, RuiNecklace: Untitled, 2012Diverse materials.

Bao, Rui
Necklace: Untitled, 2012
Diverse materials

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Hayley, SimpsonBrooch: Untitled, 2012Diverse materials.

Hayley, Simpson
Brooch: Untitled, 2012
Diverse materials

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He, YananNecklace: Untitled, 2012Metal.

He, Yanan
Necklace: Untitled, 2012
Metal

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Jane, HarrisonNecklace: Untitled, 2012Diverse materials.

Jane, Harrison
Necklace: Untitled, 2012
Diverse materials

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Lisa, CatersonNecklace: Untitled, 2012Textile.

Lisa, Caterson
Necklace: Untitled, 2012
Textile

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Lynsey, HaytonBangles: Untitled, 2012Metal.

Lynsey, Hayton
Bangles: Untitled, 2012
Metal

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Robyn, McLeanBrooch: Untitled, 2012Mixed media.

Robyn, McLean
Brooch: Untitled, 2012
Mixed media

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Roger, CatalanoBowl: Untitled, 2012Metal.

Roger, Catalano
Bowl: Untitled, 2012
Metal

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Xia, QianBrooch: Untitled, 2012Diverse materials.

Xia, Qian
Brooch: Untitled, 2012
Diverse materials

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Scarlett, CohenBrooch: Untitled, 2012Mixed media.

Scarlett, Cohen
Brooch: Untitled, 2012
Mixed media

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Patrick, DavisonBrooch: Untitled, 2010Mixed media.

Patrick, Davison
Brooch: Untitled, 2010
Mixed media

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Gillian, HarvieRings: Untitled, 2009Diverse materials.

Gillian, Harvie
Rings: Untitled, 2009
Diverse materials

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Daniela, CordaObject: Brain Washer, 2011Diverse materials.

Daniela, Corda
Object: Brain Washer, 2011
Diverse materials

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Francesca, FlynnRings: Untitled, 2012Diverse materials.

Francesca, Flynn
Rings: Untitled, 2012
Diverse materials

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