Previous SoJ Award Recipients

Previous Birmingham School of Jewellery Award Recipients

Support for Young Jewellery Makers


Below are listed previous winners of awards from the William Dudley Trust:





2018

Katie Shirt

Katie Shirt was awarded the Trust's Artist in Residence bursary in November 2017. Katie received the Trust's Final Module Award in 2017 and her portfolio of  jewellery was again deemed to be worthy of the Trust's support in 2018. In the coming years Katie hopes to become a self-employed jewellery maker in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter. Katie's website can be found at https://www.katieshirt.co.uk/home/

Timon Tio

In an unusual move the Trust decided to award two Artist in Residence bursaries for 2018, such was the quality of the applicants. The second recipient was Timon Tio, who had had the distinction of being the only student from his year to receive a First Class degree in the Design for Industry course. Tio's website can be found at https://www.timontio.com/

Other 2018 award recipients:

Daniel Bollard - Final Module Award and New Designers Award

Bethany Brown - Final Module Award and New Designers Award

Daisy Grice - Final Module Award and New Designers Award

Ophelia Stoker - Final Module Award and New Designers Award

Tania Valaythen - Final Module Award and New Designers Award

Andrew Cowley - Final Module Award

2017

Katy Tromans

Katy Tromans was awarded the Trust's Artist in Residence bursary in February 2017. Katy received both the Trust's Final Module Award and the New Designers Award in 2016 and her portfolio of creative jewellery was again deemed to be worthy of the Trust's support in 2017. Katy's website can be found at: http://katytromans.weebly.com/

Other 2017 award recipients:

Kate Hadden - Final Module Award and New Designers Award

Kine Guvag - Final Module Award and New Designers Award

Sophie Beer - Final Module Award and New Designers Award

Annabel Large - Final Module Award

Elisha Khan - Final Module Award

Georgina Stanley - Final Module Award

Katie Shirt - Final Module Award

Megan Chiles - Final Module Award

Rhiannon Rodgers - Final Module Award

2016

Faith Pope

Faith Pope was awarded the Trust's Artist in Residence bursary in February 2016. Shown below are examples of her 'Stitch in Time' collection, each piece incorporating a needle and thread (plus pins, cutting blade and safety pins in the box). Supported by the Trust's bursary Faith is currently working on a new collection.

Aleksandra Lubas

Aleksandra Lubas was funded with the Trust's Final Module Award, which aids students in preparing their final collection at the School of Jewellery. Examples of her work can be found on her website:  http://aleksandralubasjewelleryblog.weebly.com/


Gabi Gucci

Gabi Gucci was also funded with both the Trust's Final Module Award and the New Designers Award. This funding will enable Gabi to create pieces he wished to present at the School of Jewellery's end of year show but that he did not previously have the funds to make. Gabi's website can be found at:  http://wabi-mokume.weebly.com/




Rebecca Wilkes

Rebecca Wilkes was funded with both the Trust's Final Module Award and a New Designers Award, which provides financial assistance to students attend an event for new designers. Contact details and examples of Rebecca's work can be found on her website: http://jewellerybyrebeccawilkes.weebly.com/



Katy Tromans

Katy Tromans received both the Trust's Final Module Award and the New Designers Award with what the Trustees believed to be "strong, original designs". Described as "a great designer" by the Trustees, and deemed fully worthy of the Trust's support, Katy has developed highly detailed sculpturally narrative jewellery which can be found at: http://katytromans.weebly.com/




Droplet collection
Pearl necklace
Pendant

Kiya Corrales

Kiya Corrales was another worthy recipient of both the Trust's Final Module Award and the New Designers Award. Kiya’s work celebrates the union of intelligent, intricate and beautiful design. Her jewellery balances bold and delicate details resulting in elegant and timeless pieces. Below are some examples of her work using 18ct yellow gold, diamonds and pearls, or you can find out more at: http://kiyacorrales.com




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