Grainne Morton


Born  1970 Lurgan, Northern Ireland

Education
1993-94 
Business/Design Skills Course, The Crescent Workshop, Kilkenny
1992-93  Post-Graduate Diploma Jewellery, Edinburgh College of Art
1988-92  BA (Hons) Jewellery, Edinburgh College of Art.

Awards
2010  
Creative Development Award, Creative Scotland
2009  Inches Carr Trust Bursary Award
2007  Shortlisted Jerwood Applied Arts Prize: Jewellery
2006  ACJ Jewellery Award, Origin, Somerset House, London
1995  Awarded Scottish Arts Council - start up Grant

Selected Exhibitions
2012
  Treasure, Somerset House, London
2011  Craft in Dialogue, Dovecot, Edinburgh
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Philadelphia
Collect 2011, Saatchi Gallery, London
2010  Triumph of Nature, Solo Show, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
Collect 2010, Saatchi Gallery, London
2009  Collect 2009, Saatchi Gallery, London
2008  Once upon a Christmas, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
Reclaiming beauty, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey
Collect, Victoria and Albert Museum, London (Represented by CraftsScotland)
2007/08  Jerwood Applied Arts Prize: 2007 Jewellery, Touring Exhibition
2006  Showcase, The Harley Gallery, Welbeck
2005/06  100% Proof, Touring Exhibition
2005  Maker-Wearer-Viewer, Touring Exhibition, Glasgow, Holland, Edinburgh
2003/04  Hometime, British Council Exhibition, China
2002  Solo Exhibition, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2001  100% Proof, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Mass, USA
1999  Fifty years of Studio Jewellery, Mobilia Gallery, USA
1998  Jewellery Moves, Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
1997  Schmuck 97, Handwerksmesse, Munich

Public Commissions
2001
 Secrets of the Sea, Panel for Adventure of the Seas, Royal Carribean International Cruise Ship, commissioned by London Contemporary Art
2000  Ocean Treasures, Panel for Explorer of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International Cruise Ship, commissioned by London Contemporary Art
Women for the Stairs, Project, The New Fawcett Library, London

Public Collections
Royal Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh
The Craft Council Collection, London
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal
The Museum of Ulster, Belfast
The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle
The Dualchas Collection, Isle of Skye
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Racine Art Museum, Wisconsin

 

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