CV

Roisin Connolly

http://www.roisinconnolly.com // roisinconnollydesign@gmail.com 

Education

Duncan of Jordanstone 2007/11

BDes(Hons) Jewellery and Metal Design Upper Second Class Honours (2:1)

Work

Self Employed Maker November 2012 to Present

Shop/Gallery Assistant- Dundee Contemporary Arts, March 2013 to October 2014.

Awards

2013: ‘ First Steps, Emerging Artist, Grant Winner’ in association with FCA&C and the new Fife Cultural TrustAwards include an (up to) £4000 towards research, tools along with a 12 month Mentorship scheme.

2012: Bursary Award Winner- Pittenweem Arts Festival

2011: Shorlisted for the first of the   ‘Honda Made in Britain Style Awards’

2010: Craft Festival Scotland-Joint (with Audrey Reid) designed and produced 200 Laser cut ‘popoutring’ postcards.

Christmas Card Design- Designed a Christmas Card for local MSP’s and MP’s,of Tayside, Dundee .The card was made to use as their ‘work’ Christmas Card distributed to over 900 people (including the Prime Minister.)

Exhibitions/Pop Ups

2016:

HOME MADE HOME,  18th January – 17th May, Arteria Gallery, Lancaster

Getting Started 2016, 11-13th January, Goldsmiths’ Centre, London

2015:

Look Like Love Artisan Market, December, London

Look Like Love Pop Up, May, Shoreditch London

2014:

Open Studios 14th-15th November

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Christmas Show 1st November through to January

International Jewellery London 31st August – 2nd September

2013:

treat Christmas Pop Up, St Andrews 14th December

Nomads, as part of the Edinburgh Fringe from July 1st 2013

St.Andrews Town Hall, St.Andrews (as part of StAnza and the Farlin Collaboration) 6th March-26th April 2013.

2012:

treat pop up shop @ All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, 16-19th November

Octagon @ Duddingston Village 21st-26th August (Edinburgh Fringe)

Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale Shetland, (as part of the Wordplay Festival) 4th August -16th September

Pittenweem Arts Festival 28th July – 5th August

New Faces, Leith Gallery, Edinburgh 27th January 25th February

2011:

ARRESTING Pop – up Event , Aberdeen, from 1st December

According to McGee, York, Nov 11th to January 29th

New Designers, London, 29th June – 2nd July

Pop-Up People, thehousewith, Peckham, 14th-28th April 2012

DJCAD Degree Show 20th -29th May

 

Current Stockists

Dotty Gallery, Leicestershire

Castle Lawson Designs, Essex

Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee

Frames Gallery, Perth.

Look Like Love

Craft Design House (coming soon)

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