13th NOV 2008 - 30th JAN 2009
CURIOUSER AND CURIOUSER
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SALLY PAWSON

Education
Sep 2005 – June 2008 BA(HONS) Contemporary Crafts at University College Falmouth
- Dissertation investigating ‘The Importance of Play in British Jewellery’

Sep 2004 – June 2005 Foundation Studies in Art and Design at Somerset College of Arts and Technology

Sep 1996 – June 2004 Wellington School, Somerset
three a-levels, biology A, geography A, art and design A
ten GCSE’s at grades A* to B, including A*in Art and Design
received several prizes and a bursary for outstanding achievement in art and design


Exhibitions and events
Furniture Design Fair, Milan – students were asked to design and make an object that would have a role in the journey from Falmouth to Milan by train. I created a brooch, necklace and ring, with a Rolling Ball game inside to help the wearer while away the hours on the long journey, each had a specialised acrylic display stand. I competed with Design students on six courses at Falmouth and was awarded one of eight places on a stand organised by the university.

Object + Idea + Inspiration = object, Truro. Students were asked to design and make an object inspired by a piece in the collection at the Royal Cornwall Museum that would appeal to people of all ages. I made a jewellery set, within each were moving balls, inspired by children’s games.

Looking Forward, Truro – dog themed jewellery, made during part time jewellery and silversmithing course at Truro College

City of Lights, Truro - students from the contemporary craft course worked in teams of ten to weave willow structures of giant Ice Age creatures and covered them in paper, the team I was in made a woolly mammoth, the creatures were then paraded at the City of Lights Festival in Truro.

Where am I? Trelissick National Trust garden, Truro - I designed and made a children’s trail. The theme was a story I created in which six owners were walking their five dogs along the river when the naughty dogs began chasing rabbits and became hidden in the garden. Five large plastic dogs were lasercut from acrylic and hidden around the garden for children to find, each had a sign showing their name and giving a short clue. A trail sheet could be purchased at the entrance, on this were images of the owners, who looked like their dogs, information that related to the clue by the dog and a space to write the dogs name. Advertising posters were put on billboards around the car park and entrance and the answers were posted in the shop at the exit to the garden. The trail was well received and continued for two months after the initial exhibition at the invitation of the national trust.

Pewter Live, London - as a finalist in the Pewter Live competition my dog themed jewellery was displayed at Pewterer’s Hall, London.

The Shape of Things To Come, Falmouth - I designed and made a range of jewellery around the theme of a city park, the pieces showed drawings of dogs, walkers and birds that were digitally printed on aluminium and fabric and lasercut from acrylic.

Organised and ran workshops at Age Concern day centre in Falmouth making brooches and cards.

Awards
Goldsmith’s Precious Metal Bursary- Competition run by the Goldsmith’s Company, London, I submitted jewellery designs to be made for my degree show and New Designers and was awarded two hundred pounds worth of precious metal.

Plymouth Business Ideas Challenge- Awarded CUC (Combined Universities in Cornwall) first prize for ‘ Play with Me’ jewellery business idea and short listed for the second round of competition.

Selected to take part in Interweave design competition at University in associated with EU Design Development team and Kings University (paid)

Sport
Gold and Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award

International four day Nijmegan marches completed three times, 2004, 2003, 2002 as part of a military team, including female team leader in 2004 and nine training days of twenty five miles in Britain, including three two day marches at RAF Cosford and awarded best CCF team in 2002

CSM and Head female cadet in Wellington School CCF

Four week long CCF camps, adventurous training camps in the Pyrenees and Scotland, six peaks challenge, survival training and overnight exercises

Competed in athletics tournaments, played netball and hockey as part of 2nd V1 team at school and at university.

Advanced level BTDA modern.

Grade five flute, grade one singing


Grade six RAD ballet (distinction), danced lead role in Nutcracker in dance school production, took part in numerous shows at school and with local amateur dramatics and dance organisations, including Oliver and Les Miserables, dancing many solos and duets.

Artists taking part in 'Curiouser and Curiouser' are: Claire Johnston; Frances Wadsworth-Jones; Iona McCuaig; Leonie Batt; NizA Huang; Sally Pawson; Samantha Queen and Susie Lee.