11th Nov - 27th Jan 2008

Christine Kaltoft with Lily the chicken
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About Us

Christine Kaltoft

Employment and experience
Christine is currently an artist in residence at the London Metropolitan University, and a freelance assistant to the Technology and Training Department of The Goldsmiths’ Company.
Formerly Chief Executive of a regional charity, Christine’s previous career was in health and social care.
Christine has had a longstanding interest in and enthusiasm for contemporary craft, and prior to changing career developed skills through adult education classes in subjects including ceramics, woodwork, sculpture, and textiles

2007 BA (Hons): Jewellery, Silversmithing, and Related Arts, Sir John Cass School of Art, London Metropolitan University
2004 City and Guilds: Jewellery, City Lit

Exhibitions and shows
2008 Craft Case, Wrexham Arts Centre, Wrexham
2007 Designer Jewellers Group, Barbican, London
2007 Gifted, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey
2007 Refresh, Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery, Bradford
2007 Celebration, Diana Porter Contemporary Jewellery, Bristol
2007 New Designers, Islington, London
2007 Summer show, London Metropolitan University
2006 La Finestra, London Metropolitan University
2006 99 hours, London Metropolitan University, London
2006 ACJ Catwalk Show, Central St Martins, London
2006 Heirlooms Exhibition, St Botolphs Church, Aldgate, London
2006 Birmingham Tribal Photographic Exhibition, Furniture Works Gallery, London
2005 London Metropolitan University Catwalk Show, 2tooMuch, Soho, London
2005 Re:Fuse: Old Truman Brewery, London

Prizes and publications
2007 Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths first prize for BA body of work, London Metropolitan University Summer Show
2006 Association for Contemporary Jewellery: Heirlooms: an exhibition of rings, ISBN 0948314508

Artists taking part in 'Refresh' are: Min-Ji Cho, Christine Kaltoft, Helga Mogensen, Momoko Kumai, Anna Deacon, Sian Anwyl Williams, Antonella Giomarelli, Jenny Llewellyn, Iris De La Torre.
Artists taking part in 'Collectable 4 Christmas' are Bettina Speckner, Germany; Poppy Dandiya, India/UK; Marianne Anderson, Scotland; Xavier Ines Monclus, Spain.