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

Katy Hackney
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About Us

Katy Hackney
BORN 1967 Dundee, Scotland.

1989 - 91 Royal College of Art London, M.A. Jewellery.
1985 - 89 Edinburgh College of Art, B.A. (hons) Jewellery, First Class.

Exhibitions & Commissions
Jan 07 Process Works University of Herts. Gallery, Unit 2, London Met. Gallery, London touring to USA
July 06 Heirlooms Ring exhibition, St Botolphs Church, London
March 06 Plaques for LU Commissioned to design plaques at sites of London bombings of 7th July 2005
Feb 06 More than Metal – Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
21st Century jewellery
July 06 100% Proof Scottish Jewelley, curated by Dorothy Hogg, touring: Velvet da Vinci SF, Mobilia Gallery MA, Flow Gallery London, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh.
June 06 New Works Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
Jan 06 Medal for LU Commissioned to design a medal for staff involved in London bombings of 7th July
Sept 05 The Watkins Era Group show of ex David Watkins student from R.C.A. CAA, London
July 05 British Jewellery Gallery Bielak, Kracow, Poland / Gallery of Art, Legnica, Poland
June 05 Exchanging Perspectives 4 Makers respond to time spent in Africa, Crafts Council Gallery Shop, London
April 05 Ring Tone Exhibition of Contemporary rings by European Makers ScottishGallery, Edinburgh.
Feb 04 Landscape Jewellery Alternatives Gallery, Rome
Feb 04 Collect V&A Museum, London Represented by Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco
May 03 Chess Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco travelling to Vennel Gallery, Irvine Gallery, Ruthin Gallery, Wales,
Kohler Arts Centre, Sheboygan, Winsconsin, Gallery I/O New Orleans Oct 02 Nature Made Dan-Ginza Gallery, Tokyo
July 02 Summer Show Arai Gallery, Tokyo
July 01 100% Distilled Flow, London. New work in Jewellery & Silversmithing from Scotland Toured to Mobilia Gallery, MA, New York School of Interior Design, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
March 01 Top 10 Jewellers Contemporary Applied Arts, London
Nov 00 Studio Jewellery Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea
May 00 British Jewellery Chic Choc, Berlin
May 00 Solo Show Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco
March 00 Willoughby Passage Gate Designed an 8 x 5 metre gate. Installled at Willoughby Passage, Canary Wharf
Commissioned by Canary Wharf Ltd.
Feb 00 Inhorgenta Munich
Nov 99 Last Orders Crafts Council Gallery Shop, London
Sept 99 A Material Approach Ohio Weslyan University, Delaware, Ohio
Sept 98 British Jewellery Nana Hellewege Gallery, Stilwerk, Hamburg
Aug 98 Jewellery Today National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
March 98 Introducing British
Jewellery Society of Arts & Crafts, Boston
March 98 A Matter of Materials Toured US & Canada - Montreal, Telluride, New Orleans and San Francisco.
Oct 97 -99 S.O.F.A. Chicago Represented by Charon Kransen
Aug 97 Paper and Plastic Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
May 97 Britain Now Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco
March 97 Schmukzene ‘97 Munich.
Jan 97 Impotent Highland Printmakers Workshop, Inverness.touring exhibition in a Hillman Imp
May 96 Assembled Pieces Contemporary Applied Arts, London
June 95 Modern British Jewellery Landesmuseum, Mainz, Germany
March 95 Solo show Scottish Gallery, EdinburghSELECTED AWARDS
Oct 04 Chelsea Craft Fair ACJ Prize for Jewellery (For innovation in design & quality of making)
Oct 01 Chelsea Crafts Fair Export to Japan Award
March 93 Crafts Council Grant
Feb 93 Princes Youth Business Trust Grant

In Collections of
Alice and Louis Koch Ring collection, Crafts Council, London Montreal Museum of Decorative Arts, Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums, Royal Museum of Scotland, Ulster Museum

Teaching Experience
2006 - University College for the Creative Arts, Rochester - Visiting Lecturer (ongoing)
2005 - 06 London Metropolitan University (Sir John Cass) - Part Time Lecturer (ongoing)
2004 - 05 Central St.Martins - Visiting Lecturer (ongoing)
1996 Edinburgh College of Art Visiting Lecturer

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.