Marlene McKibbin


I have been making jewellery for over three decades, using many different materials.
My main body of work has been in acrylic, and in the last ten years in stainless steel and gold. Visually and structurally I strive to achieve rhythm by the simplest possible means.

Born 1953  Newry, Co.Down, N. Ireland.

Education
1972–75
 Ulster College of Art BA (First Class Hons.)
1975–78  Royal College of Art MDes RCA

Awards
1978
  Crafts Council setting up grant

Exhibitions and Collections   
2010 
 The Bowie Gallery – Guardian Hay Festival, Hereford
2010  In The Window – Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
2008  50 @ BDG – Bluecoat, Liverpool
2008  8 Contemporary British Jewellers – Gallery Si, Kobe, Japan
2008  Fiskars Forum – Finland
2007  Showcase – New Work, Scottish Gallery, Edinbur 
2007  Garment Sculptures – collaboration with Margaret O’Rorke, CAA London 
2006  Koch Ring Collection, Germany   Collect – V&A London   
2005  Installation – Contemporary Applied Arts, London
Monatsringe und Tagesformen – Kunst + Handwerk, Munich    
2002  Triennale Europeenne du Bijou Contemporain – Seneffe, Belgium 
Cleveland - Contemporary Collection 
2001  Jewellery by the Top Ten – Contemporary Applied Arts, London  
Britische Gestalter – Hilda Leiss Gallery Hamburg, Germany    
Transit Design – Contemporary British Crafts, Rome
2000  Chic Choc Gallery - Berlin, Germany 
1992  New Jewellery in Britain - British Council Collection
1990  New Public Collections - Aberdeen Art Gallery, National Museums of Scotland  
      
Publications
2005
 New directions in Jewellery
2003  Month Rings - Barbara Schmidt, Berlin
1984  Classic Plastics - Sylvia Katz  


Commission
2007
  St George’s Hospital Wall piece – ‘Heartfelt’   

Exhibitions

Archive

2010

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