Alternative Wedding Show 2016 PERFECT PARTNERS
24th April - 12th June

Jo Hayes Ward

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MA (RCA) Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork and Jewellery Royal College of Art, London 2006;
First class, BA (Hons), Silversmithing and Metalwork, Camberwell College of Art, London, 2001

Awards and Commissions:
Awarded a stand and funding to exhibit at The Rock Vault. London Fashion Weeks 2012 and 2013
Thorneycroft Bell/Andrew Twort Design/ Photography Prize – August 2012
Best New Merchandise Award, Goldsmiths Fair 2009
Best New Merchandise Award, Goldsmiths Fair 2007
Crafts Council Development Award, 2007
Commendation, Craftsmanship and Design Awards 2007
Best of British Awards Trophy Commission 2006
BDC New Designer of the Year Award 2006
Gill Packard Scholarship, 2006
Precious Metal Bursary, Goldsmiths' Company, 2006
Shortlisted for 2nd Cheongju International Craft Bienniale, 2001
Arts and Business Awards Trophy Commission, 2001

Permanent Collections:
2012: The Crafts Council UK. 60mm Pattern4 Brooch in Aluminium.
2010: The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths Modern Jewellery Collection. Random Master Brooch in Gold and Aluminium.
2007: The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths Modern Jewellery Collection. Three Edge Lace Bangle, 18ct Yellow Gold.
2006: Alice and Louis Koch collection, Switzerland. Stag ring in Stainless steel.

Selected Exhibitions:
Goldsmiths Fair – October 2013
Couture Las Vegas – June 2013
Un Printemps Anglais, Galerie Elsa Vanier March-May 2013
The Rock Vault, London Fashion Week February and September 2013.
New York International Gift Fair, January 2013.
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show 2012
Goldsmiths Fair 2012
The Rock Vault, London Fashion Week September 2012
COLLECT 2012, Saatchi Gallery May 2012
The Rock Vault, London Fashion Week February 2012
Silver by Women, Friends of The National Museum of Women in the Arts, UK
Goldsmiths Fair 2011
Origin 2011
A form of Perfection, Electrum Gallery, September 2011
COLLECT 2011, Saatchi Gallery May 2011
Solo Show, Lilly Zeligman Gallery, Holland
Origin 2010
Goldsmiths Fair 2010
Lab Craft: Digital adventures in contemporary craft, Crafts Council touring exhibition until 2012
COLLECT 2010, Saatchi Gallery May 2010
Showcase at The Scottish Gallery, March  2010
Goldsmiths Fair, October 2009
Origin Contemporary Craft Fair, Somerset House, October 2009
Thirtysomething, June 2009, Leslie Craze Gallery London
COLLECT 2009, May 2009, Represented by Leslie Craze Gallery, Saatchi Gallery London
Geometric, 9th March – 4th April 2009, The Scottish Gallery Edinburgh
Structures, 2nd February – 31st March 2009, Diana Porter Jewellery Gallery, Bristol
Goldsmiths Fair,  October 2008
Origin , October 2008
Inhorgenta 2008, with London Jewellery Exports, 15 -18 February 2008, Munich, Germany.
Refined Abundance, 25 january, 7 March 2008, SFA School of Art, Texas, USA.
COLLECT 2008, Leslie Craze Gallery, V&A Museum, January 2008, London.

PERFECT PARTNERS brings together the work of six internationally renowned goldsmiths: Shimell and Madden;
McCaul Goldsmiths; Josef Koppmann; Diana Porter; Jo Hayes Ward; Amanda Mansell.
Also presenting new precious collections by: Alexis Dove; Graeme McColm; Poppy Dandiya; Mirri Damer; Malcolm Morris; Mark Nuell; Adele Taylor; Mia Chicco; Mikala Djorup; Joanne Tinker.