Jane Adam

Education
1982-85MA Metalwork and Jewellery, Royal College of Art, London
1978-81BA (Hons) 3D Design, Manchester Polytechnic
Awards
2010ACJ Origin Prize
1997-2001Research awards, University of Central England
1991Visual Production Award, Greater London Arts
1985RCA Major Travelling Scholarship (to India)
RCA Allen Lane Penguin Book Prize
Crafts Council Setting Up Grant
Recent exhibitions
2017Make, Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales
Loot, Museum of Art and Design, New York
2015A Sense of Jewellery, Goldsmiths’ Centre, London
2013Jane Adam - Beyond the Surface, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2006Solo exhibition, Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, USA
Solo exhibition, Gallery CAJ, Kyoto, Japan
2001-02‘Jerwood Prize for Applied Arts: Jewellery’, Crafts Council, London & national tour
2000Arai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2000-05‘Aluminum by Design: Jewelry to Jets’, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA & international tour
2000-01‘Jerwood Prize for Applied Arts: Jewellery’, Crafts Council, London & national tour
1999-02‘Jane Adam Jewellery’, Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales & British tour
1998‘Jewellery Moves’, Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
1988-89‘Contemporary British Crafts’, National Museums, Kyoto & Tokyo, Japan
1988‘Special Effects’, Cartwright Hall, Bradford
1987-88‘The New Spirit’, Crafts Council Gallery, London and tour
Public Collections
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh
Cooper Hewitt Museum of Design, New York
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Shipley Art Gallery & Museum, Gateshead
Crafts Council, London
Aberdeen Art Gallery
MIMA, Middlesbrough
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA
National Museums Northern Ireland, Belfast
Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Hove Museum and Art Gallery
Goldsmiths’ Company, London
Publications
2014‘One of Us: the Jane Adam Club’, Craft Arts International magazine
2009‘Exhibition in Print’, Metalsmith magazine
'Jane Adam - Woman of Mettle', BBC Homes and Antiques magazine
2008Interview with Corinne Julius, ’Woman’s Hour’, BBC Radio 4
‘Jane Adam - The Face of Craft’, Craft and Design Magazine
2005‘Jane Adam’, Interior World Magazine, Taiwan
2003‘Rich Alchemy: Jane Adam’ Ornament, USA
2001- PresentFilm on art and empire British Galleries, V&A Museum, London
1988‘How Do You Manage’, BBC2
1987‘Handmade’, BBC1
1985‘Debut’, BBC1

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