Andrea Walsh

Born 1974 in Stockport

2000-2001 Edinburgh College of Art, Master of Design: Glass
1999-2000 International Glass Centre, West Midlands, OCNWM: Glass Techniques and Technology
1995-1998 Staffordshire University, BA Hons: Fine Art
1994-1995 Manchester Metropolitan University, Foundation Certificate in Art and Design

Professional Experience
2006 Craftscotland representative, Homes & Interiors 06 Event, SECC, Glasgow
2006 Design Ambassador, Bombay Sapphire Glass House, Edinburgh
2002-now Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh, Exhibition Co-ordinator

2007 Evaac Award (Funding for development of work for Collect08)
2006 Grand Designs-Best in show Award, Origin, Somerset House, London
2005 Crafts start-up Award, Scottish Art Council
2004 Professional Development Award (Funding to participate in Talente), Scottish Art Council

2007 Small Vessels, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
2007 Origin: The London Craft Fair, Somerset House, London
2007 Crafts Council Showcase, the National Glass Centre, Sunderland
2006 Crafts Council Christmas Showcase, V&A Museum, London
2006 Made in the Middle, Craftspace Touring Exhibition (touring the Midlands until June 2008)
2006 Gifted, Royal Museum, Edinburgh
2006 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
2006 Origin: the London Craft Fair, Somerset House, London
2006 Craftscotland Exhibition, Homes & Interiors 06, SECC, Glasgow
2004 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
2004 Talente 2004, International Handwerksmesse, Munich, Germany

Beaux Arts, Bath
Blackwell the Arts and Crafts House, Cumbria
Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

2007 ‘Talent’ page, Grand Design Magazine (February issue)
2007 Designer Update, Uptown magazine (January issue)
2006 ‘Talent’ page, Inside Out Magazine (November issue)
2006 ‘Craftscotland’ feature, The Herald Magazine (26th August)
2005 Best Scottish Weddings Magazine




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