New Tastes
Twelve New Graduates

10th Nov - 29th Jan 2017

Francesca Lobb

Francesca Lobb




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Francesca Lobb

Having recently graduated from Manchester School of Art with first class honours in Three Dimensional Design, I am currently based in West Yorkshire where I continue to make within my home studio. Alongside the development of my creative practice, I am currently working within Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery, allowing my passion and knowledge of jewellery to develop and thrive.

2013 - 2016
Manchester School of Art
First Class BA (Hons) Three Dimensional Design
2011 - 2013
The Mirfield Free Grammar Sixth Form College
Three Dimensional Design (Double Distinction*)
Art (A)
Theatre Studies (A*)

October 2016
Emerging Makers, Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Old Granada Studios, Manchester
June - July 2016
New Designers Part 1, Business Design Centre, London
​June 2016
Degree Show 2016, Manchester School of Art
October 2015
Birley Community Day, Manchester Metropolitan University
 May 2015
Whitworth Limited Editions, Federation House, Manchester
October 2014
Inspired by Belle Vue, Cheethams Library, Manchester
 May 2014
Belle Vue Showground of the World, New Century House, Manchester

July 2016 - Present
20/20 Exhibition and Gallery Assistant, Kath Libbert Jewellery, Saltaire
​April 2016
Out of Schools Exhibition
Workshop Delivery, Manchester School of Art
 February 2016
Creative Futures
Workshop Delivery, Manchester School of Art
 October 2015
Birley Community Day
Workshop Delivery, Manchester Metropolitan University
September 2015 – June 2016
Art Mentor
Training and delivery of workshops, Manchester School of Art
September 2015 – February 2016
National Art and Design Saturday Club
Student Ambassador, Manchester School of Art
July 2015
Goldsmiths' Undergraduate Summer School, The Goldsmiths' Centre, London

New Tastes introduces twelve new jewellery graduates: Wanshu Li, Edinburgh College of Art; Hayley Brooks, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee; Chen Cheng, Birmingham School of Jewellery; Rob Anderson, Sheffield Hallam University; Sheng Zhang, Birmingham School of Jewellery; Darcey Skelly, National College of Art and Design, Dublin; Francesca Lobb, Manchester School of Art; Felicity Lynden, University of Edinburgh; Freya Alder, Glasgow School of Art; Stephanie O Leary, Middlesex University, London; Michaela Murrain, De Montfort University, Leicester; Amanda Denison, Winchester School of Art.