FLOURISH
A Fantastical Array of Art Jewellery Selected From Around the Globe
12th July - 30th Sept 2012
Also featuring
FLOURISHRING
Celebrating Sixteen Years at Salts Mill



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YU-PING LIN

I finished Master degree in Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products in September of 2010. After graduation, I participated in Design Space supported by Birmingham City Council and the European
Fund, a framework for creative enterprise, where I continuously developed my textile jewellery collection.
Presently, I continous developing my textile jewellry and fashion accessory design as self-employed
designer maker in Birmingham.
“ I enjoy working in textiles & jewellery, it is where I really feel enthusiasm. ”

TRAINING & QUALIFICATIONS
M.A. Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products Sep 2009 – Sep 2010
School of Jewellery in Birmingham City University (BCU) – the UK
Dip. Silversmithing & Stonesetting Sep 2005 – Feb 2006
National Craft Institute - Diploma in Jewellery and Silversmithing - Taiwan
B.A. Commercial Design Sep 2000 – Jun 2004
Ming Chuan University - Taiwan

PROFESSIONAL CAREER
Self- employed designer maker Oct 2011 – Present
Yu-Ping Lin Textile Jewellery
Designer maker in Birmingham Design Space Oct 2010 – Sep 2011
(Supported by Birmingham City Council &
European Regional Development Fund)
Designer Mar 2008 – Aug 2009
Lovely Design Studio (Taiwan)
Responsibilities: Graphic & Visual, Textile Design, Gift design, Silversmith
Jewellery Designer Aug 2007 - Feb 2008
Stephanie Jewelry Co. (Taiwan)
Responsibilities: Display, Sale & Consult, Ring design
Art Designer Aug 2004 - Jul 2007
Eslite Bookstore Corporation (Taiwan)
Responsibilities: Graphic, Visual Design, Display
TRAINING &
QUALIFICATIONS
M.A. Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products Sep 2009 – Sep 2010
School of Jewellery in Birmingham City University (BCU) – the UK
Dip. Silversmithing & Stonesetting Sep 2005 – Feb 2006
National Craft Institute - Diploma in Jewellery and Silversmithing - Taiwan
B.A. Commercial Design Sep 2000 – Jun 2004
Ming Chuan University - Taiwan

EXHIBITIONS & FAIRS
2012 Flourish
Kath Libbert Jewellery Galllery, Satraire, UK.
The Contemporary Craft Fair
Bovey Tracey, Devon, UK.
The festival of Living Crafts (sponsored by Craft & Design Magazine)
Hateld, Herts, UK.
British Craft Trade Fair
Harrogate, Yorkshire, UK.
Exhibition of Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council Awards
Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, UK.
The British Museum
2012 Flourish (Coming in July)
Kath Libbert Jewellery Galllery, Satraire, UK.
The Contemporary Craft Fair (Coming in June)
Bovey Tracey, Devon, UK.
The festival of Living Crafts (sponsored by Craft & Design Magazine)
Hateld, Herts, UK.
British Craft Trade Fair
Harrogate, Yorkshire, UK.
Exhibition of Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council Awards
Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, UK.
The British Museum
The Grenville Shop, London, UK

2011 The British Museum
The Grenville Shop, London, UK
Stockport Designer Craft Show 2011
Stockport Art Gallery, Stockport, UK
Centrepiece Christmas Exhibition
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK.
The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair
Spinningelds, Manchester, UK.
Craftsense
Bilston Gallery, West Midlands, UK.
Lonodn Design Festival: Taiwan Formosa Show
Candid Arts Gallery, London, UK.
London Jewellery Week “Treasure”
London, UK.
British Craft Trade Fair
Harrogate, Yorkshire, UK.
Exhibition of Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council Awards
Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, UK.

2010 Treasure Trail
Harvey Nichols, Birmingham, UK.
Brilliantly Birmingham, FLUX
mac gallery, Birmingham, UK.
Making Treasure
School of Jewellery, Birmingham, UK.
“Rookie Arts Exhibition”
Sauce gallery, Birmingham, UK.
“Table Manners” Project
Silke & The Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.

AWARDS
2012 Winner of the Best Fashion Accessory Award at British Craft Trade Fair
2011 Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design Award in category of Gallery Jewellery Gold Prize & Council Special Award
2010 Artist of Design Space supported by Birmingham City Council Artist Selected by Sauce Gallery (the UK)

Artists taking part in FLOURISH are: Akiko Kurihara, Germany/Japan; Seulgi Kwon, South Korea; Mari Iwamoto, Japan; Katja Schlegel, Germany; Nina Sajet, the Netherlands; Francisca Bauzá, Germany/Mallorca; Märta Mattsson, Sweden; Réka Fekete, the Netherlands/Hungary; Yu-Ping Lin, UK/Taiwan. Additionally 100 International jewellers who have exhibited with the Gallery of the past 16 years at Salts Mill will be taking part in FlourishRing an exuberant celebratory competition, the winner to be decided by public vote.