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.


Education

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

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.


Additional Courses

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

Awards:

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.

 

Exhibitions:

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.