Winner of Jerwood Makers Open 2017, the ELLE DECORATION British Design Awards 2015- ECO DESIGN Category, Awarded Exceptional Talent (Promise) Visa endorsed by the Arts Council UK, Inches Carr Scottish Craft Award 2017, and her work is included in the collection of Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts (MUDAC) Collection. Lausanne, CH., Chancellor’s Fellowship Award Commission & the Royal Edinburgh Hospital 2017, UK.
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AWARDS & FUNDING:
COLLECTIONS (MUSEUMS/PRIVATE), Commissions:
2016 Royal Edinburgh Hospital Commission- Glass installation for the new Psychiatric Building in Edinburgh, Scotland.
2014 Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts (MUDAC) Collectionin Lausanne, Switzerland.
2013 Chancellor’s Fellowship Award Commission presented by the Chancellor of the University Princess Anne, HRH The Princess Royal.
Edwards, A. (2015). 'Upcyclist- Reclaimed and Remade Furniture, Lighting & Interiors'. USA, Prestel Publishing.
European Prize for Applied Arts Exhibition organised by World Craft Council- Belgique Francophone. Oct 20th, Mons, Belgium.
Real to Reel: Craft Film Festival- 3rd Edition at Picturehouse Central for London Craft Week. May 8th-10th, London, UK.
London Design Fair with Craft Scotland & Emergents. London, UK.
Jerwood Makers Open Exhibition. London, UK.
The Scottish Gallery, March Exhibition. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Design Dubai Days with Crafts Council UK. UAE.
DESIGN MIAMI with Crafts Council UK- 'A FUTURE MADE'. Miami, USA
London Design Festival with Craft Scotland & Emergents. London, UK
‘Connections’ Exhibition at The Scottish Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland
SELECTED 2015. Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, UK.
SoFA Chicago 2015 with Craft Scotland, Navy Pier. Chicago. USA.
LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL WITH ETSY- FOUR CORNERS OF CRAFT, The Old Truman Brewery, London, UK.
VESSEL GALLERY SUMMER SHOW – London, UK.
ESSENCE EXHIBITION by LONDON GLASSBLOWING, London, UK.
BRITISH GLASS BIENNALE 2015. West Midlands, UK.
WATERFORD: THE CITY OF GLASS- ‘“REFRACT: Contemporary Glass Design. Traditional Techniques”, Waterford City Council, Ireland.
COLLECT with Joanna Bird Contemporary Collections, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK.
“LE VERRE VIVANT II./LIVING GLASS II”. Museum 2012-14 Recent Acquisitions, Musée De Design & D’Arts Appliqués Contemporains (M.U.D.A.C.). Lausanne. CH.
4ª BIENAL IBEROAMERICANA DE DISEÑO. Madrid, Spain.
Heat & Dust Exhibition presented by Joanna Bird. London, UK.
Top 5 at KA CulturaSinCulto, Escalante, San José, CR.
Something Useful:Craft Scotland Exh, Edinburgh, UK.
COLLECT: Joanna Bird. Saatchi Gallery. London, UK.
The Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass 2014, Veste Coburg Art Collections & European Museum of Modern Glass, Coburg, Germany.
Spectrum Exhibition at The Scottish Gallery. Edinburgh, UK.
SoFA Chicago 2013 with Joanna Bird. Navy Pier. Chicago. USA.
Contemporary Art Exhibition. C.H.A.S.E. Charity Mixed Media Auction. Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College Of Art. UK.
Stanislav Libenský Award 2013. Royal Summer Palace. CZ.
New Designers: Part 1. London. GB.
ECA Degree Show. Edinburgh College Of Art B.A. & M.F.A. Student Exhibition. Edinburgh College Of Art. The University Of Edinburgh. Edinburgh. GB.
2012-Glass In Context: 1st Glass Symposium Of Costa Rica. SJ. CRC.
2012-Pop Up!@Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh”. Edinburgh. GB.
2011-Combined Media, Assemblage, Art In 3-D, Mixed Media Student Exhibition. Art Students League Of New York. NY. US.
2011-Viridian Artists 22nd. International Juried Exhibition curated by Elisabeth Sussman from Whitney Museum of American Art. Mixed Media Exhibition. NY. US.
2010-Light- Milvia Hotel & Museum. San José. CRC.
2009-Glass and its Virtues- Klaus Steinmetz Gallery. San José. CRC.
2008-Transparent Expressions- Sofía Wanamaker Gallery. CRC.
2007- Vitrocolor School. San José. CRC.
2014-15. Artist in Residence- Jewelry & Silversmithing Dept. Edinburgh College of Art. Edinburgh. GB
2013-14. Artist in Residence- Glass Dept. Edinburgh College of Art. Edinburgh. GB
2011-13. M.F.A. Glass (Distinction). Edinburgh College of Art. UK.
2013. Glass Engraving Masterclass- Katharine Coleman. UK.
2012. Masterclass (under Michiko Miyake). Pilchuck Glass School, USA.
2012. Summer Master Class. Edinburgh College of Art. Edinburgh. UK.
2011. Combined Media, Assemblage, Art In 3-D, Mixed Media Course (under BruceDorfman). Art Students League Of New York. NY, US.
2009. Glass Sculpture Course. Vitrocolor School. San José, CRC.
2008. Design Summer Course. Istituto Europeo Di Design. Venice, I.
2004-06. Diploma, Basic Portuguese. San José, CRC.
2003-06. B.A. Honors Graphic Design. Veritas University. CRC.
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