SARAH STAFFORD

F I N E   J E W E L L E R Y   &   D E C O R A T I V E   I N S T A L L A T I O N S

1998-2000          

BA (Hons) Silversmithing, Jewellery & Allied Crafts from Sir John Cass School of Art, London Guildhall University.

1st Class Honours

 

1996-1998

HND Design (Metals) from Plymouth College of Art & Design.

Distinction

2006                  

Commendation, British Craftsmanship and Design Awards.

 

2004                      

BJA Award for Excellence at the BCTF, Harrogate.

 

2001                      

British Crafts in Japan Award.

The George Little Management International Market award.

The Goldsmiths’ Company Precious Metals Bursary.

Lesley Craze Award for Excellence.

Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths Certificate of Merit.

 

2000          

Degree scholarship from the South Square Trust.

2017

 

June

Spotlight exhibition at Luminaire Arts, Belgravia

Royal Arts Prize, shortlisted. La Galleria, Pall Mall

 

 

 

2016

'Art in the Interior', selling exhibition curated by Corinne Julius for Vis-á-Vis, Belgravia.

Future Heritage at Decorex International, curated by Corinne Julius

Commission for a series of three decorative wall panels for Smith & Williamson Investment, Moorgate.

 

2015

Commission for an 18ct & diamond Spriograph brooch for the outgoing Prime Warden at the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths.

 

2014

Completion of 22 large scale decorative wall panels for the Peninsular Restaurant aboard P&O's flagship cruise liner, Britannia.

 

2013

'Masters of Modern Jewellery' at Beetles & Huxley, curated by Joanna Hardy

 

2012                    

Goldsmiths’ Fair

Made in Clerkenwell

 

2011

Goldsmiths’ Fair  

‘A Form of Perfection’, Electrum Gallery

Made in Clerkenwell

 

2010

Goldsmiths’ Fair  

Made in Clerkenwell

Origin

 

2009

Goldsmiths’ Fair

Made in Clerkenwell

 

2008

Goldsmiths' Fair

Made in Clerkenwell

Origin

 

2007

Goldsmiths’ Fair  

Made in Clerkenwell

Origin

Dazzle at the Royal National Theatre

 

2006

Goldsmiths' Fair

Made in Clerkenwell

Dazzle at the Royal National Theatre

Dazzle at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

‘imiteight’, group exhibition presented by Studio 399, London

Trade mission to Japan

 

2005

Goldsmiths’ Fair

Chelsea Crafts Fair, London

Made in Clerkenwell,

Dazzle at the Royal National Theatre

'pieces of eight’, presented by studio 399, London

‘Rarefind’ winter 2005, New Ashgate Gallery, Surrey

Showcase, the Architecture Centre, Bristol

British Craft Trade Fair, Harrogate

 

2004

Goldsmiths Fair

Chelsea Crafts Fair, Chelsea Town Hall, London

Made in Clerkenwell, Open Studios

‘Looking: Over My Shoulder’, Lesley Craze, London

‘New Member Focus’, CAA, London

‘Landscape Jewellery’, Alternatives, Rome, Italy

Christmas Exhibition, the Hub, Lincolnshire

Showcase, the Architecture Centre, Bristol

Dazzle at Manchester Town Hall

‘Festival Exhibition’, St James’s Gallery, Bath

‘Metropolis’, RBSA, Birmingham

British Craft Trade Fair, Harrogate

Christmas Exhibition, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

‘Christmas Present’, Shipley Art Gallery

 

2003

Goldsmiths' Fair

Chelsea Crafts Fair, Chelsea Town Hall, London

Dazzle at the Royal National Theatre

Dazzle at Manchester Town Hall

Dazzle at Edinburgh Festival

Clerkenwell Dressed’, Pennybank Studios, London    

Exhibition of British Jewellers, Orfeo Galerie, Cologne

Spotlight at the Grace Barrand Design Centre, Surrey

‘Brooch Exhibition’, Mike Gell Jewellery, Hereford

Spotlight Exhibition, Jane Moore Jewellery

Contemporary Crafts at Kenwood House, London

Showcase at the Crafts Council Gallery Shop, London

 

2002

Goldsmiths Fair, at Goldsmith’s Hall, London

Chelsea Crafts Fair, Chelsea Town Hall, London    

‘Inhorgenta’, Munich, Germany

'Dazzle’, at the Royal National Theatre, London

‘Dazzle’, Dazzle at Manchester Town Hall

‘Dazzle’, Edinburgh Festival Fringe

New York International Gift Fair

‘Distinto – Distinct’, Hipotesi Gallery, Barcelona

Jewellery Showcase, Gowan Gallery, Hertfordshire

 

2001

Goldsmiths Fair, at Goldsmith’s Hall, London

Chelsea Crafts Fair, Chelsea Town Hall, London

‘Dazzle’, at the Royal National Theatre, London

‘Alchemy 2’, Leeds City Art Gallery

Contemporary Decorative Arts Exhibition, Sotheby's

Recent Graduates, New Ashgate Gallery

‘Flavour of the Month’, Eton Applied Arts

New Designers, ‘One Year On’

 

2000

‘Class of 2000’, Goldsmith’s Hall

Christmas Exhibition, Designer Jewellers Group

‘Dazzle’, at the Royal National Theatre

Christmas Exhibition at Kath Libbert Jewellery, Bradford

Paper, Plastics, Palladium & Pearls - Jewels for the New Millennium.  Lesley Craze Gallery

Degree show with London Guildhall University

New Designers

 

1998

New Designers

HND show with Plymouth College of Art & Design        

Education

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Exhibitions & Special Commissions

Awards