Alternative Wedding Show 2010
7th Feb - 3rd May

Ruth Tomlinson

Ruth Tomlinson
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About Us

Ruth Tomlinson

Education and Experience

2003-2005            MA(RCA) in Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork and Jewellery
2002-2003            Edinburgh College of Art, Artist in Residence and Teaching
2001-2002            Bishopsland Workshops, Postgraduate Training Course.
1998-2001            BA (hons)3-D Design: Jewellery, Manchester Metropolitan University


Feb 2009             Coutts New Jeweller Award
July 2008            UK Jewellery Designer of the Year, Retail Jeweller. Finalist
July 2008            UK New Jewellery Designer of the Year. Retail Jeweller. Finalist
June 2005            Theo Fennel Prize for Best in Jewellery at the Royal College of Art
Dec 2003             Garrards Competition at the Royal College or Art. Short listed design
March 2003           Goldsmiths Craftsmanship and Design Awards. Fashion Jewellery:commended
June 2001            Business Design Centre, New Designer of the Year, highly commended.
June 2001            Wedgwood Future of Design Award in Ceramic Design

Current Exhibitions

July-Sept 09         Contemporary silver 1979-2009, V&A, London
June-July            Royal College of Arts Graduate show, Electrum, London
Jan 2009             New York International Gift Fair, USA (grant received)
Nov 2008            Cockpit Arts Open Studios, London
Nov-Jan                    Christmas show, Electrum, London.
Feb 2006/07/08       Collect, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
July 2007            Rising Stars, Goldsmiths Hall, London
March - May 2007     Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Bretton Hall, West Yorkshire
March - May 2007     Objects of Desire, RSBA, Birmingham
March 2006           Talente, Munich, Germany
Sept                 2005 International Graduation Show, Gallery Marzee, Holland and Germany.
September 2005       David Watkins Era, Contemporary Applied Arts. London,
September 2004       Nokia 1920s Fashion Phone Launch Exhibition, Shanghai, China and Bangkok, Thailand

Artists featured in 'Alternative Wedding Show 2010' are:
Alexis Dove; Malcolm Morris; Jo Hayes-Ward; Nicola Malkin; Sarah Stafford; Ruth Tomlinson; Jacks Design; Jennie Gill; Natalie Jane Harris; Mirri Damer; Michael Carberry; Kate Smith; Jean Scott-Moncrieff; Bex Bardon; Iain Henderson; Diana Porter; Poppy Dandiya; Sarah Collins; Julie Usel; Nicola Perkins; Sarah Lawrence; Phoebe Coleman; Hannah Peters; Tanja Ufer; Mikala Djorup; Shona Carnegie. Artists featured in 'Ten Tip-Top Tiaras' are: Alexis Dove; Malcolm Morris; Nicola Malkin; Bex Bardon; Sarah Lawrence; Nicola Perkins; Ruth Tomlinson; Katherine Grimes; Hannah Peters; Fiona Cameron.