Kathleen Smith - Curriculum Vitae
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
2021 Oral History Training with University of Leicester
2020 Premier Pro Training Course with Screenskills
2020 Digital Content Training Course with R&A Collaborations
2020 Project Producer Training Transported Arts
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)
2021 Awarded Project Grant from Arts Council, Make Yourself at Home, Action Research Project
2019 Selected as Project Partner for Crafts Council, Make: Do: Shift Project
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
Present Lincolnshire group co-ordinator for Design Nation
2015 to Present The Design Nation Flair Member
Projects,Exhibitions and selling events
2021 Mental Health funding for working with people in their homes through making, in conjunction with Lincolnshire Outdoor Learning
2021 COVID-19 project reaching people in their homes through making in conjunction with Lincolnshire Outdoor Learning.
2021 Designed and painted Big Trunk Trail elephant in Luton for Wild in Art
2021 Designed and painted Rocket around Leicester rocket for Wild in Art
2021 Make It Kits, for The Collection in Lincoln distributed to food banks and day centres
2021 Make Yourself at Home, Arts Council Action Research project on how to work with isolated people
2021 Flower Power Arts Council funded project based on Spalding Flower Parade
2021 Project Pen Pal, community project to combat isolation through making through the post
2021 Spalding Stories, 3D installation of Book Nooks based on community stories
2020 Four designs used for Christmas Cards, e-cards and publicity over Christmas by North Lincolnshire Council
2020 Creation and design of Street Christmas Designs in Scunthorpe for 20/21. Printed vinyl for bollards and vinyl cut floor designs
2020 Project Producer for Lanterns 1620 in Boston
2020 Craft videos for Birdhouse Theatre based on the wildlife of Cleethorpes
2020 Craft videos for Birdhouse Theatre for SoFaFestival international digital festival
2020 Creating objects for Spalding Street game in conjunction with Transported Arts and funded by ActiveLincs
2020 The Craft Catalyst Club as part of the Create On Transported Art Project
2020 Design selected for Derby Ram arts trail sponsor Stancliffe Hall
2019 Design selected for Cambridge Cows sponsor Wild in Art
2019 Cognisant exhibition Sam Scorer Gallery Lincoln
2019 Making Up Your Street project in Lincoln, Scunthorpe and Sleaford in Lincolnshire funded by Arts Council Project Grant
2019 Small interventions street trail, metal objects, project Boston
2019 Consultation and implementation of 'Spalding Street Life' project in Spalding
2019 Design selected for Elmers Parade Suffolk in Ipswich sponsor John Grose
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. Sponsors London Midlands Railway and Piccadilly Arcade
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
2020 Craft Participation for a New Landscape speaker for the Crafts Council
2019 For Crafts Council: Make: Do: Shift on Boston Unfurled project
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
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
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.
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