Kayo Saito

Born1969, Japan
Education
1999-2001MA Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalsmithing and Jewellery, Royal College of Art, London
1997-1999BA (Hons) Silversmithing, Jewellery and Allied Crafts, London Guildhall University, London
1989-1992Craft Design, Metal Work course, College of Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan
Awards
2010Shortlist, Art Foundation Fellowship award- Jewellery
2004Development Award, Crafts Council
2002Janet Fitch Jewellery award, finalist of George Little Management, LLC international Marketing Award, Chelsea Crafts Fair
Peggy Ross Prize, New Ashgate Gallery
2001Commended, Fashion Jewellery section, Goldsmith Company Award
2000First prize, Bombay Sapphire Martini glass competition
1999Innovation, Goldsmiths' company
Lesley Craze Gallery Award
Innovation, British Jewellers' Association
1998Jewellery commended, Goldsmiths' company
Recent exhibitions
2017Bloomin’ Jewels, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
2009-15COLLECT, presented by Adrian Sassoon, Saatchi Gallery, London
2014Victoria’s Secret London fashion show, Earls Court
2013- 14Masters of Modern Jewellery, Beetles & Huxley, London
2013Kazumi Nagano et Kayo Saito, Orfeo, Luxembourg
2012Gold: Power and Allure- 4500 years of Gold treasures from across Britain, Goldsmiths Hall, London
2009Solo exhibition, Reverso, Lisbon, Portugal
Keiwa Kobayashi and Kayo Saito, Gallery C.A.J, Kyoto, Japan
2008Kim Jung Vu et Kayo Saito, Orfeo, Luxembourg
2007Rising stars, Goldsmiths' Hall, London
2006Claude Schmitz and Kayo Saito, Galerie Slavik, Vienna, Austria
2005Contemporary British Jewellery, Galeria Bielak, Krakow, Poland
David Watkins and students, CAA, London
2004–6200 rings, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, USA
2004Landscape Jewellery, Alternatives gallery, Rome, Italy
2003Jewellery meets textile, CAA, London
Kogei, Crafts Council at the V&A museum, London
Rings, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2002Schmuck, Munich, Germany
Public Collections
Modern Collection at the Goldsmiths’ Company
Alice & Louis Koch Ring Collection
Publications
Pattern, Colour and Form, A & C Black publishing
Non precious jewellery, Penguin Bloomsbury
Adorn: New Jewellery, Laurence King Publishing
New Directions in Jewellery, Black Dog Publishing
The Earrings Book, A &C Black Publishing
1000 Rings, Lark Books
500 Bracelets, Lark Books
500 Brooches, Lark Books

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