C.V

2015 – Present Associate Member of the Devon Guild of Craftsmen

Education and Qualifications:     

2011-2014:

Plymouth College of Art – BA hons Jewellery and Silversmithing – 1st class honours

2010:

Plymouth College of Art – Intermediate Jewellery Design evening classes – PASS

2008:

Business Management Diploma through ICS Home learning – MERIT

2005-2006:

University of the West of England, Bristol – Level 3 Diploma in Art Foundation Studies – MERIT

2001-2003:

Exeter College – A levels – AVCE Art & Design: A B, Graphics: C B, City & Guilds Photography: MERIT

 

Internships/Work Experience:

June – September 2012, Yume Martin, Jewellery Designer, Devon

Assisting with the production of Yume’s work for website sales, craft fairs, markets and events. I gained practical jewellery skills, valuable to my own personal work and got an insight into the day to day running of an independent jeweller.

May 2012, Contemporary Craft Festival, Devon

 Assisting the Director with admin and marketing duties before the event and volunteered on site helping with the smooth running of the Contemporary Craft Festival 15th – 17th June.

Olympic torch relay events, Vision Nine, 2012

May 21st – 27th Cardiff

June 4th – 10th – Glasgow

Paid work as Accreditation Manager. Running of staff and accreditation event office, health & safety inductions for visitors, answering queries, questions and using computer data systems. Working alongside sponsors, musicians, traders and caterers helping to ensure a successful, smooth event.

February 2012, DCK Concessions, London

3 days in the design studios for Topshop working alongside the ‘Freedom’@ Topshop designer. I obtained a valuable insight into the design to production process, trend research, assisted with designing and jewellery preparation and attended weekly review meetings.

 

Exhibitions/Competitions/Publications:

June 2015The Contemporary Craft Festival. Bovey Tracey, Devon ‘One year On’

http://www.craftsatboveytracey.co.uk/Chloe-O’Brien-Jewellery/Exhibitor/

March – May 2015 – Graduate Scheme, Plymouth College of Art

January 17th – March 8th – Get Fresh, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen

August 15th – 17th 2015 –  Cornwall Design Fair, Trereife House, Penzance, Cornwall

June 2014 – Devon Guild of Craftsmen. Winner of the Visual Arts Prize.

June 2014 – New Designers. Business Design Centre, London.

June 2014 – Plymouth College of Art. Summer Show.

June 2013 – Pewter Live. Student competition entered. The Worshipful Company of Pewterers, London.

June 2013 – The Contemporary Craft Festival. Aim Higher tent with Plymouth College of Art.

September 2013 – Tribe Magazine  Issue 20 feature. www.issuu.com/markdoyle/docs/tribe_issue_20

 

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