Kathleen Smith - Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

2015-17 University of Lincoln MA_Design 

2012-2015 University of Lincoln BA (Hons) Jewellery and Object, First Class Honours

2006 Newark College Level 2 OCN in jewellery and silversmithing 

2005 Newark College Level 1 OCN in jewellery and silver smithing

2002 The University of Lincoln Foundation diploma in Art and Design

1993-1996 Humberside College of Health Diploma in Adult Nursing and Registered Nurse

 

Training

2019 Story of Change and Dashboard training for Evaluation of Projects for Transported Art.

2019 Advanced woodworking skills with Chris Twigg

2019 Advanced ceramics course Newark College

2017 30 hours of business training through Business Enterprise, University of Lincoln

2016 5 day Hot and Cold metal course at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

2015 1 day Funding for the Arts, Nottingham Contemporary Gallery

2015  Day course on stone setting with Chris Boland

2013  Two day course on using anodised aluminium including dyeing, printing and forming with Laura Cave

2012  Day course on Sculpting with soft glass via lampwork with Sally Carver

2012  Day course on marble making with soft glass, with Diana East and Sean Hamilton

2010  5 day course on sculpting with boroscilicate glass with Carrie Fertig

2010  2 day course on using graphic imagery on beads with Claudia Trimbur-Pagnell

2009  Events Management Training by ELDC ( East Lindsey District Council)

2009  Marketing and advertising by ELDC/Voluntary services (East Lindsey District Council)

 

Awards

2019 Awarded Project Grant from Arts Council for 'Making Up Your Street' project.

2018 Innovation Grant towards tools for 'Making Up Your Street' project £1054

2017 Business Enterprise Grant £2,500

2015 Business Bursary£1000 business bursary start up and support from The University of Lincoln

2015 Micrometrics Laser cutting award £200 Award for best use of laser cutting in exhibition, by Lincolnshire based laser cutting company Micrometrics

 

Professional Organisations 

2015 The Design Nation Flair Member

 

Projects,Exhibitions and selling events

2019 Cognisant exhibition Sam Scorer Gallery Lincoln

2019 Making Up Your Street project in Lincoln, Scunthorpe and Sleaford in Lincolnshire

2019 Small interventions project Boston

2019 Consultation and implementation of 'Spalding Street Life' project in Spalding

2019 Design selected for Elmers Parade Suffolk in Ipswich 

2018 Design selected for 'Ashford Snowdogs', in Ashford. Sponsor Active Ashford.

2018 Design selected for 'Bee in the City' in Manchester, sponsor House of Fraser.

2018 Two designs selected for 'Hoodwinked' sculpture trail in Nottingham. Sponsors Victoria Centre and Nottingham Card.

2018 Design selected for 'Worcester Stands Tall' sculpture trail in Worcester, sponsored by Arrange My Escape travel agency.

2018 Worked with local community to create 3D printed finials for the Hanse Project

2018 Design selected for 'Go Go Hares sculpture trail' in Norwich, sponsored by First Bus

2017 Designed and made 60 boat pins for Transported Arts, Conference of the Fens goody bags. Given to CEO of the Arts Council.

2017 Working with Elsom Seeds employees to create three installations for their Reception Area

2017 Design chosen to feature on the merchandise for 'The Big Sleuth'

2017 Two designs selected for the public art trial, 'The Big Sleuth' in Birmingham. Design selected for event merchandise.

2017 Design selected for the public art trail, 'The Knights Trail' in Lincoln

2016 Created community inspired laser cut outs for Ridge and Furrows lantern parade, based on History of North Hykeham.

2016 Brampton Gallery, Newcastle-under-Lyme

2016 Aram Group Exhibition including 'Bicycle Jewellery', in Palma Majorca

2016 Design selected for the public art trail, 'Snowdogs by the Sea' in Brighton

2016 Somme Commemoration, Lincoln Castle, objects made for performance for local children

2016 Design selected for the public art trail, 'A Moth for Amy' in Hull

2016 Exhibition of Swineshead Pageant Crowns, National Centre of Craft and Design

2016 Swineshead Pageant, part of Transported Arts Festival

2016-2017 Platform Gallery Contemporary Craft Shop, Clitheroe

2016 Another Life exhibition, at Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds

2016 Made in the Midlands exhibition National Centre of Craft and Design, Sleaford

2015 Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester

2015 Class of 2015 exhibition National Centre of Craft and Design, Sleaford

2015 Off the Bench exhibition The University of Lincoln

2014 The Big Exhibition The University of Lincoln

2014 Legnica Classic Exhibition, Poland

2010-2012 The Bathing Beauties, Mablethorpe

2012 Curiosities on the Edge Selected as one of ten artists by Arts NK and the Design Factory. 

2011 Art in the Garden, Botanic Gardens Sheffield

2010-2012 Lincoln Steep Hill Artists Market

2009-2012 The National Centre for Craft and Design / Design Factory, Sleaford

2010-2012 SO festival, Skegness

2005 Whisby Nature Reserve Collaborative installation in education centre on Lincolns Jurassic past

 

Presentations

2019 For Crafts Council: Make: Do: Shift on Boston Unfurled project

 

Workshops

2019 Aluminium workshop Ruffed Art Group

2019 Kite making workshops for Mansions of the Future, South Holland Activate programme and Culture House.

2019 Making Up Your Street, mobile making workshop to enable the participant to make what they want.

2019 Spalding Street Life, mobile making around the streets of Spalding

2019 Stoke 100 Kites, working with community groups to make kites for a finale parade.

2018 Ran workshops in aluminium jewellery techniques at The Hayloft 

2018 Hare artist for Go Go Hares, running workshops in associated schools in Kings Lynn.

2018 Workshops for Hanse project (Boston Unfurled), to work with local community to design finials and flag parts.

2017 Three weeks of workshops with Elsom Seeds employees, to create metal installation for the factory.

2017 Lantern making with Boston schools and a drop in for the public for Illuminate Parade in Boston.

2017 Big Draw schools workshop, at Newark Air Museum making individual shadow theatres.

2017 Two day workshops at Sessions House in Boston for Arts weekend, with Transported. Making aluminium pins.

2016 Ran Big Draw school workshops, at Newark Air Museum with Paradigm Arts

2015 With Boston explorers making lanterns for Illuminate Mayflower 400 celebration

 

Press and Media

2018 Interviewed by Wild in Art about Worcester Stands Tall, featured in Wild in Art newsletter and website

2018 Interviewed for I Love Manchester 26/7/2018

2018 My hare I painted and designed was featured in The Daily Telegraph online, 12/7/18

2018 Featured in article in Boston Standard, Flying the Flag for Boston about the Hanse Finial workshops and design.

2016 Interview with Brighton Argus, including the masthead I designed on the front page.

2015 Interview on The Breakfast Show, Radio Humberside

2015 Radio interview on the Georgey Spanswick show that aired UK wide

2015 Article in Grimsby Evening Telegraph

2015 Benchpeg online Jewellery Magazine

Publications

2018 Hoodwinked: A Twist on the Tale Souvenir Guide

2018 Go Go Hares Official Guide

2017 The Big Sleuth Souvenir book.

2017 The Knights Trail Auction and Souvenir book.

2016 Snowdogs by the Sea Souvenir book.

2016 A Moth for Amy Colouring Book published by The Amy Johnson Festival

2016 The Moth Book published by The Amy Johnson Festival

Employment

2009-2012 Event management of a Lincolnshire Craft Market

Obtained £38,000 grant funding for the event, booked and managed entertainment, event management and all writing of all policies including Health and Safety, Child Protection, Emergency Plan, Green Document, Completed all market research and feedback on event for funders.

 

2010-2012 Cfbt afterschool art workshops

Planning and providing after school workshops for local schools in jewellery, painting, general crafts, collage, mask making and mosaics.

 

Nursing

2003-2004 Distance Learning tutor for Medicines, Health and Safety and Equality and Diversity 

through Grimsby College

1999-2003 Staff Nurse Lincoln Accident and Emergency 

1997-1999 Staff Nurse Cardiothoracic ward at Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham 

1996-1997 Staff Nurse Accident and Emergency Hull Royal Infirmary