Lucian Taylor

Lucian's skeuomorphic pieces revel in the contradictory, yet intriguing results of fusing the precise aesthetic of computer aided design with the tacit uncertainties of traditional and not-so traditional hand techniques.

Born 1967, London

1993-1994 PGCE Design Technology, University of Brighton
1990-1992 MA: Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork and Jewellery, Royal College of Art
1986-1989 BA (First Class Honours) 3D Design: Wood, Metal, Ceramics and Plastics, Brighton Polytechnic
BA(hons) Design: Ceramics, Glasgow School of Art
1985-1986 Foundation Certificate in Art and Design, Bolton Institute of Higher

Recent Exhibitions
2009 'Side x Side : Edge > Edge', British and Finnish contemporary silversmiths, Touring
2008 ‘National Metalwork Award’ Finalists Exhibition,  Millenium Gallery, Sheffield
2006- 2007  ‘Treasures of Today’, ‘Ten’, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham
2006-2009  'Connect', Contemporary British Silversmiths touring exhibition
2006 ‘Journeys in the art of making’, Sussex Barn Gallery, West Dean
2006 ‘Grosvenor House Art and Antiques Fair’ with Ben Janssens Gallery, London
2005 ‘Beautiful Bronze: Stunning Silver’, Bella Figura, London
2005  ‘Metalform’, Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
2005 ‘Superabundant’, Hidde van Seggelen at Ben Janssens Gallery, London
2004 ‘Treasures of Today’, selected work from Goldsmiths collection, Harley Gallery, Worksop
2004 ‘Scoop’, Model House, Llantrisant, Wales
2003 ‘A knife, a fork and a spoon’, The Metal Gallery, London
2002 ‘Cutting Design’, Geffrye Museum, London
2002 ‘Innovation and Design, silver from Goldsmiths’ Hall’, Museet på Koldinghus, Kolding, Denmark
2002 ‘Silver Lives!’, Gilbert Collection, Somerset House, London
2001 ‘British Silver, a sterling adventure’, Keith Lipert Gallery, Georgetown, USA
2000 ‘Eat, Drink and Be Merry’, Fairfax House, Castlegate, York
2000 ‘Silver 2000’, Crafts Council Shop at the V&A, London
2000 ‘A Feast of Silver’, Contemporary Applied Arts, London





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