Abbott & Elwood

Education
1986-88Royal College of Art MA
1982-85Newcastle Polytechnic BA (Hons)
1981-85Middlesex Polytechnic BA (Hons)
Awards
Setting Up Grants, Crafts Council
Platinum Award 1st Prize
Prize for Jewellery, Jugend Gestaltet
Recent exhibitions
2012Smile – the Gallery Ruthin Craft Centre, curated by Mary La Trobe-bateman
2011Handwerkskammer fur Munchen und Oberbayern, Munich
Smile at Kings Lynn Arts Centre,Norfolk - Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford - Mission Gallery, Swansea - Black swan, Frome, Somerset - Harley Gallery, Welbeck, Notts
Origin – Spitalfields, London
British Craft Trade Show – Harrogate
2010Javitts Centre, New York
Ruthin Craft Centre, curated by Mary La Trobe Bateman
Artisitic Toys – Handwerkskammer fur Munchen und Oberbayern, Munich
2009Origin the Crafts Council event at Somerset House
The British Craft Trade show, Harrogate
The Contemporary Craft Fair, Bovey Tracey
Lustre, Djanogly Art Gallery, Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham
2008Lustre – Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham
This Fruitful Earth – Yew Tree Gallery, Cornwall
British Craft Trade Show – Harrogate
Showcase – Yorkshire Sculpture Park
ORIGIN – The Crafts Council event at Somerset House
2007‘Origin’: The London Craft Show
Solo exhibition Bircham Gallery, Norfolk
Victoria and Albert Museum Showcase, London
2006Medici Gallery, London, Christmas Exhibition
‘Origin’: The London Craft Show
2005‘Shared Creativity’, CAA London
2004A Winters Tale, Crafts Council Shop and the V&A, London
‘Tales of the Unexpected’, Showcase exhibition London
2003‘On the Beach’, Alexander Gallery, Brighton
‘Recollections: Drawing from Childhood’, Leeds Gallery
2002New York International Fair, New York
‘Text Messages’, Rufford Craft Centre, Notts
‘Inhorgenta’, Munich
2001Gallery Tactus, Broaching the Home Copenhagen, Crafts Council/British Council
‘Verleidelijke Confrontatie’, Contemporary Art Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
2001‘Fired with Colour’, National Museum of Scotland, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Scottish Gallery
2000‘Print Works’, Rufford Craft Centre, Notts
‘Tresor im Sommer’, Hamburg, Germany
Public Collections
Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums
British Council
Crafts Council Collection, London
Craft Study Centre, Farnham
Norwich Museum
Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Shipley Art Gallery & Museum, Gateshead
Smithsonian, Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, New York

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