About Me

 

Joanne MacFadyen is an award winning Scottish jeweller currently based in Dundee, graduating from Duncan of Jordanstone college of art with a bachelor of design degree with honors in 2010 and completing a Master of Fine Art in 2012. 

 

In the summer of 2014 Joanne set up Tea Green Events, hosting unique pop up events to showcase the wealth of cretive takent based in Scotland.

 

In 2012 to 2013 Joanne was Vanilla Ink Studio's first Artist in Residence, during this time Joanne developed a series of new collections. Her year as Vanilla Ink resident closed with the launch of her residency debut collection at International Jewellery London in September.

 

Her work is lead by a love of experimenting with materials and techniques and driven by a wide eyed attitude to the world. Joanne works with precious metals, precious metal clays, enamel & gemstones to create unique jewellery that have a decadently organic aesthetic. 

 

She is passionate about creating beautiful & unique handmade jewellery, with her pieces ranging from something for everyday wear to that one off show stopping piece.

 

 

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Residences

 

Artist in Residence, Vanilla Ink, Dundee, Oct 12 - present

 

Education

 

Master of Fine Art, Dundee University, 2011-12

BDes(Hons) in Jewellery, Dundee University, 2007-10

HND Jewellery,Cardonald College,  2005-07

NC Applied Art,Anniesland College, 2004-05

 

Exhibitions

 

IJL, Earls Court, London, Sept 2013

Summer Show, Craft Scotland, The White Stuff, Aug 2013

Treat Pop Up, FCA&C, St Andrews, Nov 2012

Made in Scotland, ACS Gallery, Oct 2012

Masters Degree Show, DJCAD, August 2012

An Action of Words, Hockney Gallery, RCA, London, April 2012

A Matter of Process, DJCAD, Dec 2011

Jewellery Showcase, York Sculpture Park, Mar-May 2011

Made in Scotland, Lorraine Law, Nov 2010

Christmas Exhibition, The Flour Store Gallery, Nov 2012

Christmas Exhibition, The Harley Gallery, Dec 2010

Christmas Exhibition, Art Loco, Dec 2010

New Designers, London, July 2010

Degree Show, DJCAD, May 2010

 

Awards

 

Makers Award, Creative Scotland, April 2013

Diamond Design Competition, Dec 2012

DJCAD, Citizenship award, Aug 2012

Cookson Design of the Week, July. 2012

Making Futures, Makers award, Sept 2011

 

 

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