Annabel Hood CV
I am a hardworking individual who enjoys practical problem solving and is confident in working alone, in collaboration or as part of a team. I am passionate about what I do and am interested in broadening my knowledge within the design world.
University of Edinburgh - Jewellery and Silversmithing at Edinburgh College of Art 2014-12018
Royal High School Bath - International Baccalaureate 2012-2014
Royal High School Bath - 1998-2012
Employment / Experience
Jewellery and Silversmithing Benchwork -Working with Malcolm Appleby in his workshop to produce shop stock, Pitlochry 2018 to present.
Hamilton and Inches, Edinburgh - 10 week scholarship placement May - August 2017, Working in the workshop producing shop stock, Edinburgh.
Jewellery Benchwork - Karolina Baines, Edinburgh 2017 and 2018.
Jewellery Benchwork - Hamish Dobbie, Glasgow 2016.
Aberfeldy, February 2018 - Five days engraving with Malcolm Appleby .
Dumfries, February 2018 - Two day chasing and repousse workshop with silversmith Michael Lloyd.
Edinburgh, September 2017 - Two day chasing and repousse workshop with silversmith Bryony Knox.
West Dean College, Chichester July 2017 - Bursary place on John Norgate five day general silversmithing course.
Hand Engravers Association, London April 2017 - 3 day intensive hand engraving short course with Wayne Parrot.
Glasgow, April 2017 - Wax ring carving workshop with Joy Bonfield Colombara.
Birmingham City University, July 2014 - GA Gemology Foundation.
Holburne Museum, Bath April 2014 - Acrylic jewellery workshop with Jeweller, Kim Tomlinson.
Holburne Museum, Bath April 2013 - Metal workshop with Japanese silversmith, Junko Mori.
Sean Douglas Taxidermy July 2013 - Basic taxidermy skills taught by Sean Douglas. Used to produce final pieces for my 2014 IB art exhibition.
Central St. Martins, London Easter 2013 - Contemporary Art Course.
Awards and Exhibitions
Contemporary British Silversmiths - Design in Silver Award 2018.
Hammermen Award 2018
Incorporation of Goldsmiths - Outstanding Scottish Student of the Year Award 2018.
Gemological Asscoiation Gemset Competition 2017 - Highly commended.
Make Your Mark Awards 2016 - winner of silversmithing category for 'London Leopard' design.
75th Anniversary Polish Medical School Edinburgh - commended medal design.
Goldsmiths Centre, London December 2018 - Exhibiting as part of the Goldsmiths Centre Getting Started course.
Pyramid Gallery, York November 2018 - Contemporary British Silversmiths Exhibition.
New designers, London June 2018 - Week 1 exhibiting graduation collection.
Degree Show, Edinburgh College of Art June 2018 - graduation collection exhibition at ECA.
Andrew Grant Gallery, ECA 2017 - Work in progress exhibition of my open project collection.
National Museum of Scotland 2016 - Limited Edition collection exhibition.
Edinburgh College of Art 2016 - Limited Edition collection exhibition.