Rupert Williamson


Designer artist making furniture mainly in wood, working to commission.
Creating functional one-off pieces for domestic and public interiors.

Born 1945 London

1999 University of Teeside PhD
1971 Royal College of Art MA
1968 High Wycombe College BA

Commissions & Exhibitions
2007  Private Commissions
2006  Private Commissions
2005  Private Commissions
2004 Design and make storage cabinet for Audubonís complete set of books of The Birds of America,
2003 Furnish complete flat in Edinburgh
2000 Reception desks for Norwich Castle Museum
2000 Furnish complete flat in London
1999 Reception desk and bar for Stables Theatre, Milton Keynes
1998 Win Commission to create reception desk for Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Win Commission to create reception for Milton Keynes Art Gallery.
Exhibit Commission of Contemporary Applied Arts 50 th Anniversary Table.
1997 Exhibition of work at the Gallery of Contemporary Applied Arts
 Piece bought for the Fitzwilliam Museum.
Win commission to create Time Capsule for Ross Hospital.
1996 Win Commission to design and make chairs for Wolverhampton Art Gallery Visit Japan to visit workshops and Promote work
1995 Visit USA Lecture at R.S.I.D.I. Providence, and promote work in New York 1994 Win commission to design and make Degree Ceremony Chairs for the Open University
Visit Australia Lecture at R.M.I.T. Melbourne and visit other craftsmen

Public Collections
Victoria and Albert Museum, London - Chair Maple and rosewood
Buckinghamshire Museum, Aylesbury - Chair Sycamore and Walnut
Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh - Table Yew and Sycamore
Decorative Arts Museum, Montreal, Canada - Table Ebony and Sycamore
Fitzwilliam Museum - Table Osage Orange and Sycamore
Crafts Council London - Chair Maple Chair Sycamore
Warwick Arts Trust - Cabinet Sycamore and Walnut





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