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Sir John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design

Earl Smith - JCAMD prize winner 2007 Artist and student, Earl Smith, was Commended for his painting in the Owen Rowley Prize 2007

david goodwin rising star David Goodwin: Rising jewellery star

summer show 2007 JCAMD Summer Show 2007

jewellery and silversmithing show 2007 BA Jewellery and Silversmithing catwalk show: Adorn

Metropolitan Works Show 2007 Metropolitan Works - fourth Annual Show


Archived News and Events - June 2007

2007 JCAMD Prize Winners

The Sir John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design 2007 Summer Show saw the announcement of winners of the various award categories, including the University Purchase Prize, Silversmithing & Jewellery Goldsmiths’ Awards, Upholders Awards, Derek Austin Award, Owen Rowley Prize, Martin Kemp Prize and many more.

Among the major prize winners were Fatemeh Safaii Rad, a BA (Hons) Textiles for Interiors and Products student who received the Martin Kemp Prize for Innovation in 3D Design; John Klein, Shona Davies and Joanna Ageborn, who all shared equal first place in the Owen Rowley Prize; and Gerlind Ritter, who received first prize in both the David Harris Conversation Award and David Harris Awards For Restoration and Conservation (Personal Award).

28 June 2007

David Goodwin: Rising jewellery star

Part-time lecturer and jeweller in the Sir John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design, David Goodwin, has been chosen to feature in this year’s annual Goldsmiths’ Company Summer Exhibition, ‘Rising Stars - A Blazing Trail of New Talent’...read more

27 June 2007

Record numbers attend JCAMD Summer Show

Over 2000 people attended the huge private view of the Sir John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design (JCAMD) 2007 Summer Show on 12 June, with the temporary gallery spaces in the Commercial Road and Central House buildings packed with a vibrant mix of students, their families and friends, staff, industry contacts, collectors and journalists.

The event marked the beginning of a week, from 13 to 17 June, where several thousand visitors enjoyed the work of 800 graduating students in a range of disciplines. Work on display included fine art, furniture, jewellery, interior and graphic design, textiles and musical instruments.... read more

22 June 2007

Jewellery and Silversmithing on show

Students on the BA Jewellery and Silversmithing course took to the stage on 6 June for their Annual Catwalk Show, which was deemed a ‘great success’ by Senior Lecturer on the course, Tim Carson.

This year’s show, entitled ‘Adorn’, was held at Westbourne Grove Church in Notting Hill to a capacity audience of 300, who were treated to an array of small and large-scale jewellery both worn on the catwalk and projected onto a wall.... read more

22 June 2007

Metropolitan Works hosts successful fourth show

London Met’s digital manufacturing centre, Metropolitan Works, hosted its fourth annual Metropolitan Works Show from 10 to 24 May, showcasing contemporary furniture, lighting, home accessories and jewellery from some of the most exciting creative talents in the UK.

Offering 31 of its members the opportunity to launch prototypes of their products to the public, this year’s multidisciplinary Metropolitan Works Show encompassed a broad range of disciplines and materials - from Louise Gibb’s organically shaped ceramics to highly experimental wax vases by Spinifex and mixed media jewellery by Katrin Jaeger.... read more

5 June 2007

Extra Open Day for 2007

We are delighted to announce an additional open day at the Department, on the 14th June from 11am prompt. The event will offer the opportunity to hear an overview of the courses available, to tour the facilities and to meet tutors. There will also be talks on student finance and accommodation. Attendees will also have the chance to tour the department's spectacular Summer Show exhibition. Attendance at the open day is by registration in advance only, as numbers are limited. To book your place click here.

Summer Show will be the biggest yet

Over 2500 pieces of work in 2-D, 3-D and 4-D by 800 plus students will be exhibited at the Sir John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design's annual Summer Show which takes place from the 13th to the 17th of June 2007. During the period the department's two buildings at Commercial Road and Central House are transformed into an exciting exhibition space which showcases student work in a wide range of disciplines including Fine Art, Design, Photography, Jewellery, Furniture, Music Technology and Musical Instruments, Textiles, Digital Animation and Restoration and Conservation There are also exhibits at the department's Metropolitan Works showroom and Unit 2 Gallery. Among the many pieces on show, visitors will see one of the first Grand Pianos built in this country for twenty five years, textile designs where digital technology meets traditional technique, concept designs for a scooter that could revolutionalise the way we travel and ongoing work associated with one of London's most significant restoration projects. Michael Upton, Academic Leader for Recruitment and Marketing said," Both sites are a hive of activity and work is well underway for a very exciting event. I've been lucky enough to get a sneak preview of some of the show. The collection of work is consistently innovative and of high quality and there are quite a few surprises in store. The diversity of the exhibition reflects the Department's role as a leading provider of creative visual, artefact and time-based media practice. The quality is testament to the hard work of students and staff. It really is a feast for all the senses." Download PDF details and invitation :
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