Confident computer skills in the Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, Rush and Lightroom. As well as basic skills in 3D software: Rhino. Strong user in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
Confident skills using Procreate drawing for University and personal work.
Metal: Strong skills in silver-smithing, making rings, broaches, earrings and chain links. Casting metal, soldering, sinking and forging. Predominantly working with silver, copper and various metal’s pressing. Competent skills with MIG and TIG welding, spot welding, plasma cutting and developing skills with hand grinding tools.
Ceramics: Strong skills in mould making, slip casting, plaster lathing, throwing and turning. Using competent knowledge of glazing techniques and firing technology.
Wood: developed skills with lathe turning, sanding and finishing, steam bending and hand carving.
Committed team player; Cross-cultural understanding; Ability to adapt to different work environments; Hardworking and motivated; Creative thinking; Excellent interpersonal communication
Winner of the Anna Maria Desogus Award. Sponsored by Jehane Bohden Spiers. Awarded to my final year work at the University of Brighton.
Incentive Award: Nagoya University of the Arts Prize. Highly commended for my research and hands-on practice to communicate the core values of traditional craft.
Nominated for: Richard Seager Bursary Award.
Winner of the Level 5 Anna Maria Desogus Award for my second year vessels.
University of Brighton. (BA Hons) 3D design and craft.
Art University Bournemouth. Completed Level 4, (BA Hons) Model Making.
Brighton and Hove City College. Foundation Diploma in Art (Merit).
Cardinal Newman sixth form collage. Achieving A levels in Art (A), History (B), psychology(C)
Cardinal Newman Catholic School, Hove. 10 GCSE’s A-C grades including Math’s (B) and English (B).
The New Craftsmen. Three week work experience, assisting both the marketing team and product team. Researching competitors and possible advertising clients on social media, as well as preparing the new product catalogue for the new season.
Annemarie O’Sullivan. Continuous studio work in basket-making, aiding day to day workshop assistance, making new products to sell in the UK and overseas. Observing the independent routine of a maker’s studio.
Marks & Spencer’s customer assistant, Shoreham by Sea. Working in foods, specifically in the cafe and the delicatessen counter. Producing coffee orders and effectively managing time to work in a faced paced environment, achieving master barista qualification. communicating effectively with customers of all ages.
Goodwood House, Silver service Waiting Staff at the Festival of Speed. Learning techniques and skills in a new section of the food industry and further helping my communication skills with a different clientele.
Hikers Rest Café, Waitress, Brighton. Performing as a team leader, effectively managing time to open the café independently. Achieving a high level of sale skills, communication, leadership and the ability to work under pressure.