Vicki Ambery-Smith


Vicki's jewellery and small silverware are unique, finely detailed interpretations of architecture from all over the world.  She grew up in Oxford and after attending Hornsey College of Art (Middlesex Poly) 30 years ago, she began exhibiting in Britain and abroad.

Born 1955 in Leeds

Education
1975 Fachhochschule, Schwabisch Gmund, Germany
1993–1996 Middlesex University
1972–1973 Oxford Polytechnic

Awards
2004 British Council Travel Grant to Holland
1992 British Council Travel Grant to Boston, Mass
1991 Travel Grant to Tokyo
1984 Travel Grant to Basel
1981 Travel grant to Hamburg, Germany
1977 New Craftsmans grant from Crafts Council

Recent Exhibitions
2007 Treasures of Today, Fitswilliam Museum, Cambridge
The Ring Show, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Grey-Harris Gallery, Bristol
2006 Loot, Design Museum, New York     
Hipotesi, Barcelona
Leslie Craze Gallery, London
2005 Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco
Stone Gallery, Burford, Oxfordshire 
Goldsmith’s Fair
2004 Partridge’s, London
Leslie Craze 20th Anniversary Exhibition
Goldsmith’s Fair, London
Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow

Commissions
2005 Condiment Set for the Westway Development Trust
2004 Temple Bar brooch and cufflinks presented to the Lord and Lady Mayor of London
Commemorative Temple Bar jewellery for the Temple Bar Trust
Salt & Pepper based on Venetian Villas for Private Collection
2000 Condiment set based on Ibn Tulun, Egypt for private collection

Public Collections
2004 San Spiritu brooch, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Texas
1993 Brooch with baroque façade, Norwich Castle Museum
1984 Brooch/pendant, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
1983 Ring, East Midlands Arts, Leicester Museum, Leicester
1983 Pendant, Royal Scottish

Exhibitions

Archive

2008

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