20th July - 30th Sept 2007
'Wood You?'
Exciting new showcase of thirteen internationally
renowned jewellery artists working in wood.

Grace Girvan
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About Us

Grace Girvan

1999 – 2003 BA(Hons) First Class, Design and Applied Arts (Jewellery and silversmithing), Edinburgh College of Art
1993 – 1999 Kirkwall Grammar School, Orkney

Selected exhibitions
March 07, Scottish Islands, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
March 07, Rise and Shine, Blackwell, Cumbria
November 06, Dazzle, London
November 06, Made, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
August-October 06, Rarefind, New Ashgate, Surrey
November 05–January 06, Showcase at Jane Moore, Leamington Spa
September-November 05, Memories of summer, Red Barn Gallery, Cumbria
August 05, 100% Proof (2), Mobilia, Massachusetts, USA (Touring – Velvet Da Vinci, Sanfrancisco; Flow, London; Oriel Myrrdin, Wales; The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh)
May–July 05, Rarefind, New Ashgate, Surrey
May–July 05, Diverse Materials, The Craft and Design Centre, Leeds
April 05, Edinburgh Comes to Clerkenwell, Lesley Craze Gallery, London
January 05, Small Contemporary Objects from Edinburgh, Gallery Kan, Kyoto & Gallery Wattsu, Tokyo
October 04, Chelsea Craft Fair, London
July – September 04, Wish You Were Here, Crafts Council Shop @ The V&A, London
April 04, Showcase at Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
November-December 03, Fresh, Kath Libbert Jewellery, Bradford
August-September 03, Graduate Show at Marzee, Nijmegen

June 2005, Set Up Grant from The Scottish Arts Council
October 2004, Professional Development Award from the Scottish Arts Council, to assist in the cost of attending Chelsea Craft Fair
August 2002, Goldsmiths Precious Metal Bursary
February 2002, Commended in Goldsmiths Young Designer Silversmith Award.

Teaching Experience
September 2006 – present, Jewellery Evening classes, Adult Education Edinburgh
June 2006, Summer school classes, Orkney College
2003 – 2006, Temporary tutor in portfolio and jewellery for 1st and 2nd year students in the Jewellery and Silversmithing Department at Edinburgh College of Art.
April 2006, Guest tutor in the 3D Department at Grays School of Art, Aberdeen
March 2006, Tutor of weekend jewellery workshops with the Shetland Arts Trust and The Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland
September 2005, Enamelling workshops at Project Ability, Glasgow

Artists taking part in 'Wood You?' are: Stephanie Jendis, Germany; Mette Jensen, Denmark; Marianne Schliwinski, Germany; Katy Hackney, UK; Ulrich Reithofer, Austria; Julia Harrison, USA; Yu-Chun Chen, Taiwan; Ramon Puig Cuyas, Spain; Grace Girvan, UK; Terhi Tolvanen, Finland; Beppe Kessler, Holland; Marie Uhlirova, Czech Republic; Marielle Ledoux, Uruguay.